Researchers discovered the shipwreck of a U.S. Coast Guard ship USCGC McCulloch, that first set out to sea during the Spanish-American War and sank Northwest of Point Conception, Southern California 100 years ago.
The accidental discovery was made under the Main Ranch House on Santa Rosa Island, California, USA, during the process of lifting the building to construct a new foundation. The site may be at least 10000 years old.
Archaeologists conducting excavations at the Nate Harrison site on Palomar Mountain, northern San Diego County, California, United States of America, discovered bones, used rifle cartridges, pharmaceutical bottles, and more objects dated to 19th century.
A strange coin was found in Deadwood’s Chinatown in 2001 within a trove of 227 coins but only recently experts were able to identify it as a rare 1883 “Racketeer Nickel”.
Archaeologists from the University of Oregon have found evidence of oldest human activity in coastal Southern California. Three sites scattered with ancient tool-making debris and the shells of harvested shellfish have been found on Santa Cruz Island, the largest of the Channel Islands.