Archaeologists investigate mystery debris on Daytona Beach Shores

Object located just south of Frank Rendon Park

DAYTONA BEACH SHORES, Fla. – State archaeologists on Tuesday returned to Daytona Beach Shores to investigate mysterious debris that appeared on the beach after Hurricane Nicole.

A large wooden object was found poking out of the sand just south of Frank Rendon Park.

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No one knows what it is, but it’s made of two rows of wooden pieces, with the whole structure about 80 to 100 feet in length, Volusia County beach safety officials said last month.

It’s not known if the large amount of erosion on the coast from hurricanes Ian and Nicole unearthed the structure, or if it washed ashore at some point.

The archaeologists are expected to uncover more of the structure to get an idea of what it could be.

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