The latest issue of the Florida Anthropologist focuses on the Archaeology of Western Palm Beach County!
Down and Dirty
The Archaeology of Palm Beach County
Thursday February 27, 2020 at 6 PM at the Palm Beach County Library : 3650 Summit Blvd. West Palm Beach 33406
This lecture will present a summary of the pre-Columbian archaeology of Palm Beach County with an emphasis on new discoveries in the western county. Our region is home to remarkable mounds and earthworks created by native cultures uniquely adapted to the environment of the Northern Everglades.
COVER ARTIST: Merald Clark.
Historic Preservation/ Archaeology
Christian Davenport, M.A., RPA
Historic Preservation Officer and Archaeologist
Archaeology is responsible for identifying, protecting, and promoting cultural resources (archaeological and historic structures), throughout unincorporated Palm Beach County. These goals are achieved through the formulation and administration of the County’s historic preservation ordinances. This Section of the County’s Planning Division coordinates and, advises local governments and other organizations regarding cultural resource management (CRM) issues. Chris Davenport is also the staff liaison to the County’s Historic Resource Review Board (HRRB). This Section has an education component consisting of public outreach events and an internship program. Find out more about Palm Beach County’s Archaeology Section through the links below.