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"2,000-year-old Miami Circle to be buried until status is determined"
Miami Circle to be buried until status is determined
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Five years after discovery of the Miami Circle, overseers have decided to rebury the 2,000-year-old archeological landmark, pushing plans for public access still further into the future.
"It was decided to cover up the Circle with dirt or other gravel fill to protect it from the elements," said Brenda Swann, archaeology supervisor for the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research.
The move, she said, will be made to keep the Brickell Avenue landmark pristine pending a Department of the Interior study to see whether it can be included in the National Parks System as part of Biscayne National Park. The Miami Circle Planning Group decided Friday, at its first meeting in more than a year, to re-cover the site.
Lees verder in: Miami Today (3 juli 2003)