Remains of Spanish Conquistador Cross Unearthed 

Archaeologists have unearthed what they believe are the remains of a large wooden Christian cross that Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto placed atop a hill in 1541 in what is now Cross County, Arkansas.Archaeologists first found a large wooden post at Parkin Archeological State in 1966 and surmised it could be de Soto’s cross. Carbon-dating indicated it was cut from a cypress tree between 1515 and 1663, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazettereported Saturday.

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Source: Wood remains believed to be from Christian cross of Spanish conquistador unearthed | Fox News Latino

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