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Florence Mound Archaeology
To raise awareness about archaeological efforts in the Shoals area, and to foster a sense of archaeological stewardship, the Florence Indian Mound Museum is partnering with the Tennessee Valley Authority on a series of lectures. These monthly presentations will take place at the Florence Indian Mound Museum and are free to the public. On August 25th at 2pm, Hunter B. Johnson will give a talk on the archaeology of the Florence mound. Hunter Johnson received his M.A. in anthropology from the University of Alabama and has worked as an archaeologist for over 25 years. He has written numerous articles published by the Journal of Alabama Archaeology, Mississippi Archaeology, Southeastern Archaeology, the University of Alabama Press, and the University of Tennessee Press. Mr. Johnson has been the Principal Investigator for over 700 successfully completed cultural resource management projects throughout the Southeastern United States. Mr. Johnson has extensive experience in mound excavations having worked at the Winterville Mounds, Cotton Mounds, Anna Mounds, and Hyland Mound in Mississippi, and Moundville, Bottle Creek, Florence Mound, and Oakville Mounds in Alabama. He is TVAR’s Director and President.