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Public Invited To Hear About "Etzanoa"

Create: 09/13/2018 - 08:43


After reading a new translation of the 1601 documents of Juan Onate and his conquistadors, Dr. Donald Blakeslee, Professor of Archaeology at Wichita State University, began to believe that the city of Etzanoa, ‘missing’ for nearly 400 years was in or around Arkansas City.

Preliminary research, on-site searches, and a one-week dig in 2016, followed by a three-week long dig in 2017, and the discovery of a Spanish musket ball last year, proved Dr. Blakeslee, Lead Archaeologist for Etzanoa, was right.


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