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Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

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List of newspaper articles reporting on the archaeological finds along the Main Relief Canal in Vero Beach Florida near the railroad tracks, now know as the Vero Man Site. This list is from the "Finding Aid for Vero Man" from the Archive Center and Genealogy Department of the Indian River County Main Library in Vero Beach. The list was compiled by Pam Cooper and Vera Zimmerman. Do make use of the PDF view zoom capability when reading the articles linked in below. They are scans of copies from old microfilm and microfiche.

Date Name of Newspaper Title of Article

1913, Feb 21

St. Lucie Tribune

Fossil remains in Florida

1914, Nov 5

Indian River Farmer

What they are doing at Vero--- the shell mounds opposite Vero

1914, Apr 24

The Fort Pierce News

An interesting find

1915, Feb 19

The Fort Pierce News

State Geologist Studies Fossils Found Here

1916, Feb 18

The Fort Pierce News

State Geologist finds first fossilized human bone at Vero

1916, Apr 28

St. Lucie Tribune

State Geologist has made many curious finds

1916, Jul 21

St. Lucie Tribune

Many Prehistoric relics been unearthed at Vero

1916, Jul 29

The Fellsmere Tribune

Many Prehistoric relics been unearthed at Vero

1916, Nov 3

St. Lucie Tribune

Vero is Mecca of Scientists

1916, Dec 24

St. Lucie Tribune

Men were Living in North America 125,000 Years Ago

1916, Dec 24

The Miami Herald

Vero is an old, old town

1916, Dec 26

The Washington Post

Fossil Man

1916, Dec 29

The Fort Pierce News

Scientists are Agog Over Discovery Recently at Vero

1916, Dec 29

The Atlanta Constitution

Scientists Shown How Sound Looks And “Missing Link”

1916, Dec 29

Los Angeles Times

Is this beast “Missing Link"?

1917, Jan 12

St. Lucie Tribune

People Lived Here 125,000 Years Ago

1917, Jan 26

The Fort Pierce News

Tooth of MASTODON is Discovered near Vero

1917, Jan 29

The Miami Herald

MORE Vero Mastodons

1917, May 16

The Hartford Courant

Scientists make many discovers

1917, Jun 24

Boston Daily Globe

Not Primitive Man

1917, Dec 15

The Miami Herald

Vero’s Latest Skeleton

1922, Mar 16

The Vero Press

Tabloid Florida History

1922, Nov 9

The Vero Press
The Vero Man

1924, Apr 3

The Vero Press

Present Florida Peninsula Ocean Bed 50,000 Years Ago

1925, Jan 8

The Vero Press

Scientific Bodies Plan to Join in Hunt Here for Further Fossil Proof that Man Existed with Mastodon

1925, Apr 30

The Vero Press

Noted Scientist Here from Vienna to Study Fossils

1925, May 14

The Vero Press

Mastodon Bones in Sewer Trench

1926, Jun 29

Vero Beach Journal

Local Collector Has Valuable Fossil Display

1926, Sep 15

Vero Beach Press

An Ancient American Adventure

1926, Dec ??

Vero Beach Press

Fossil Man in Florida

1926, Dec ??

Vero Beach Press

Fossil Man in Florida 2nd Installment

1928, Jul 24

Vero Beach Press Journal

Shell Mounds Give Up Interesting Data

1930, Jan 3

Vero Beach Press Journal

Ancient Race of Humans Lived Here Centuries Ago

1930, Apr 24

Vero Beach Press Journal

Fossils of Now Extinct Beasts Unearthed Here

1930, Jul 18

Vero Beach Press Journal

Fossils Found in North Relief Drainage Canal

1932, Jan 29

Vero Beach Press Journal

Did Humans Beings Live Here Over 20,000 Years Ago

1932, Feb 5

Vero Beach Press Journal

Scientist Finds Extinct Fossils

1932, Feb 19

Vero Beach Press Journal

Scientist Speak at Rotary Meeting: Vero Beach May Have Been the Site of the Garden of Eden

1933, Jan 5

Vero Beach Press Journal

Prehistoric Site gains Publicity

1933, Mar 3

Vero Beach Press Journal

Carnegie Director Visits Tarzan Park

1936, Apr 24

Vero Beach Press Journal

Fossils of Now Extinct Beasts Unearth Here

1936, Apr 24

Vero Beach Press Journal

McKellar Speaks at Kiwanis Meet

1950, Jun 2

Vero Beach Press Journal

Local Man’s Find Shakes Entire Geological World: Ayers Finding of Early Man Brings Attention to Vero

1987, Apr 2

Vero Beach Press Journal

Vero, St. Augustine had war of words after discovery of human remains

1996, May 6

Vero Beach Press Journal

Digging Up Links to Past

1996, Oct 1

Vero Beach Press Journal

Ancient Vero Man to Return

1999, Jan 18

Vero Beach Press Journal

Natives had their own treasured coast

2008, Jul 10

Vero Beach Press Journal

Scientists Revisiting Mystery of Vero Man

2008, Jul 11

Vero Beach Press Journal

Search for ancient bones in Vero seeks to answer century-old question

2008, Jul 18

Vero Beach Press Journal

Scientists Seek Answers at 1915 Vero Man Site

Articles will be linked in as they become available. Copies maybe viewed at the Library.
See "Finding Aid for Vero Man" for more information.

                                                

 

 

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