ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- Discoveries are coming out of the dirt in St. Augustine.
At an archaeological dig, pieces of history are seeing the light of day for the first time in more than 400 years.
Carl Halbirt is the city's Archaeologist in St. Augustine. "These are some of the oldest artifacts we've ever found here in St. Augustine."
In the old city, whenever a landowner needs to do something that disturbs the dirt, Halbirt is called in to dig first in order to see if there's anything historically significant there.
For several weeks, he and a team of volunteers have been digging at the St. Augustine Art Association gallery on Marine Street, – which wants to create a new garden out front.
With excitement in his voice, Halbirt said, "This is a 16th century jackpot!"