Part Eight of the Mesolithic Period in Eastern North America
In my 20 years of public school and university education, no textbook or teacher ever mentioned either the Azores or the Canary Islands, when discussing the history of mankind. They compose another missing chapter in our knowledge of the past.
The jury is “out” concerning these archaeological sites on islands in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Certainly, one should label the advanced town-building peoples of the Southeastern United States a civilization, if these stone ruins are legacies of a civilization. Nevertheless, archaeologists are just now making these discoveries. There may well be more sophisticated artifacts and ruins under the soil.
Also intriguing is the possibility that an ancient civilization in the Azores Islands is the source of the Atlantis Legend. There is a massive collapsed caldera volcano in the Azores. It is pictured in the photograph above.