RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 23: Hontoon Island State Park

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Title

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 23: Hontoon Island State Park

Alternative Title

Hontoon Island State Park Podcast

Subject

Podcasts
Documentaries
Hontoon Island (Fla.)
Archaeology--Florida
Mounds--Florida
State parks
DeLand (Fla.)

Description

Episode 23 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: Hontoon Island State Park. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or cooperation of local area partners.

Episode 23 explores the history of the area that is now Hontoon Island State Park, located between the St. Johns River and the Hontoon Dead River in Volusia County, Florida. Archaeologists date inhabitation of Hontoon Island to 7,000 years ago. This podcast includes interviews with two archaeologists and two park rangers about what the archaeology tells us about the society and culture on the island in the last 7,000 years. In 1967, the island was purchased by the state and converted into a state park.

Abstract

This podcast looks at the history of the area that is now Hontoon Island State Park. Archaeologists now date inhabitation of Hontoon Island to 7000 years ago. Kim Hasbrouck speaks with two archaeologists and two park rangers about what the archaeology tells us about the society and culture on the island in the last 7000 years. It also touches briefly on the much shorter recent history.

Creator

Hasbrouck, Kim

Source

Original 21-minute and 34-second podcast by Kim Hasbrouck, January 28, 2012: "RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 23: Hontoon Island State Park." RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 2012-01-28

Date Copyrighted

2012-01-28

Date Issued

2012-01-28

Is Part Of

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.
RICHES Podcast Documentaries Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

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Multimedia software, such as QuickTime.

Format

audio/mp3

Extent

19.8 MB

Medium

21-minute and 34-second podcast

Language

eng

Type

Sound/Podcast

Coverage

Hontoon Island State Park, DeLand, Florida
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, Jacksonville, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Kim Hasbrouck and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Dreggors, William J., and Rosa Meddaugh. Hontoon Island. DeLand, Fla: West Volusia Historical Society, 2006.
"RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 23: Hontoon Island State Park." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/2475.
"Hontoon Island State Park." America's Parks. http://www.stateparks.com/hontoon_island.html.
Milanich, Jerald T., and Charles H. Fairbanks. Florida Archaeology. New York: Academic Press, 1980.
"Welcome to Hontoon Island State Park." Florida State Parks. https://www.floridastateparks.org/park-history/Hontoon-Island.
Worth, John E. The Timucuan Chiefdoms of Spanish Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1998.
"A History of Central Florida, Episode 5: Hontoon Owl Totem." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/2475.

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Original Format

1 audio podcast

Duration

21 minutes and 34 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

128kbps

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