Florida Map: Europe's Colonial Blueprint

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History Detectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

History Detectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?

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An investigation into the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.

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The detectives are back with a new mission: Solving the biggest mysteries in American history! History Detectives Special Investigations premieres Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

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A matched set of Civil War-era pistols.

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History Detectives

History Detectives

Clint Black learns about an old book of wanted posters.

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Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

Civil War Letters, Aviation Fabric & African American...

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A story of two Civil War letters, mystery aviation autographs & a 1950s black comic book.

John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

John Brown Spear, US Bullet in Siberia & Ronald McDonald...

History Detectives

A spear from John Brown's raid, America's Siberian war and Ronald McDonald's first suit.

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After 15 years of research our contributor cannot make sense of the towns and missions on this Florida Map. The place names are a mixture of French, English and Spanish. Tukufu Zuberi sets out to determine who drew this map and when, and to learn what this map can tell us about how Europe colonized Florida.

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