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Archeologist says he has found Pocahontas wedding site


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All I can say is wow. I have waited for this news ever since seeing the Disney movie.

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Pocahantas had an interesting childhood nickname "little wanton". And while most insist it just means she was playful, I have to wonder.

There is nothing but imagination to support the idea that she and John Smith were ever romantic though. Funny thing is that she would have been about 10 or 12 at the time, but it does not even stop Disney from telling the seemingly made-up story, with an age-enhancement of course. What does seem true though is that at that young age of 10 or 12 she risked her own life protecting John Smith from her own tribe.

Although she was previously married to a man of her own tribe, she married Englishman John Rolfe in 1614 when she was about 18 or 19 (or younger, since no one actually knows when she was born, but one account places her about 10 in 1608.) This marriage brought peace, so it seems she saved more lives than just John Smith's.

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For every archeological discovery that proves something happened, there's another one that proves something almost certainly didn't happen.

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Kelso could be right. He could also be wrong. The only way for him to know for sure would be to visit the Night Museum.

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Nice but how can he be 100% sure just by finding two holes and the remnants of 4 graves? It would be interesting to find something like that, and i am sure that it would attract thousands of tourists if it is promoted appropriately.

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In other news, another archeologist discovered Pocahontas' honeymoon.

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