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Fort James, South Dakota (#105)

What remains of this stone fort built by cavalry soldiers provides insight into 1865 frontier life. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This series puts viewers in the trenches to experience archaeology as it happens. Each episode unleashes a group of archaeologists, landscape specialists, scientists, historians and other experts onto an American archeological dig site. For three days, viewers follow the team as they work to solve the mysteries of the site with state of the art technology, visualization techniques and good old-fashioned archaeology. Viewers eavesdrop on conversations between experts, see artifacts emerge from the ground and watch over the shoulders of archaeologists to experience the thrill of archaeology without ever having to pick up a trowel.

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    Explore remote red-rock canyons where Fremont Indians lived 1,000 years ago in a rugged landscape. [56 minutes]

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