Two cannons found in Texas fiftymiles apart: one buried in the mud twelve feet below the surface of MatagordaBay, the other uncovered by a ranch foreman. Together, they solved acenturies-old mystery and set archeologists on a fascinating journey thatcontinues to this day. Pieced together, the recovered artifacts tell the storyof an ambitious attempt by France to colonize Texas. Their re-discovery changedwhat we know of our history.
On this tour you'll follow in the footsteps of modernexplorers—archeologists—as they track through time one of North America's mostfamous explorers. It's an extraordinary story of international intrigue,murder, and adventure, and one that has reshaped how we think of the Lone StarState today.