Remains of Native American village found at Miami construction site

02/6/2014 | CNN

The remains of an ancient village of the Tequesta tribe have been found at the construction site of a condominium and office development in Miami, putting the project in limbo. A team of archaeologists hired to do a historical study of the site found thousands of holes bored into the limestone where pine posts were used as framing for Tequesta buildings. "We got to the point in recent months where we realized this wasn't an isolated circle or structure but a whole complex of buildings. In some ways, I would say it's probably the best-preserved prehistoric town plan in eastern North America," said Bob Carr, whose company is conducting the archaeological study.

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