Intepretive scene illustration by Mark Maddox
Illustration: Mark Maddox
Byrd Hammock Intepretive Map

Explore the archaeological history of the Byrd Hammock site along the Florida Trail in Wakulla Beach, FL.

Florida Trail - National Scenic Trail

Nestled within a hardwood hammock and close to the coast, Byrd Hammock stands out as a rare, double ring midden site containing information on two prehistoric cultures, and how the two existed side by side for approximately 400 years. Byrd Hammock offers an eye-opening perspective on how these sites were constructed and occupied by prehistoric peoples.

Southeast Archaeological Center

The mission of the Southeast Archeological Center (SEAC) is to provide the best archeological and collections management assistance possible to national parks and partners. This is achieved by conducting and disseminating high-quality anthropological research and interpretation, based on cutting edge, multidisciplinary methods, technologies, and science. SEAC maintains impeccable ethical standards by reporting timely research findings to park managers, the public, and professional audiences.

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The Florida Trail Association

The Florida Trail Association builds, maintains, protects, and promotes the unique Florida National Scenic Trail (Florida Trail), along with a network of hiking trails throughout the state of Florida. Together with our partners, the Association provides opportunities for the public to contribute to meaningful volunteer work, engage in outdoor recreation, and participate in environmental education.

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