America Unearthed: Ancient Mayans Secrets in Georgia (S1,E1) | Full Episode | History

America Unearthed: Ancient Mayans Secrets in Georgia (S1,E1) | Full Episode | History

Geologist and adventurer Scott Wolter explores a government-restricted site, and makes a startling discovery connecting the ancient Mayans with rural Georgia, in Season 1, Episode 1, “American Maya Secret”. #AmericaUnearthed
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  1. John Troupe on August 20, 2023 at 7:28 pm

    There are walls and structures like this in north alabama also

  2. C. Rackrock on August 20, 2023 at 7:28 pm

    Never forget: this was the highest rated show on H2 when it ended and would have been the 3rd highest rated on the main History channel but for some odd reason they chose to not pick the show up on the main channel when H2 ended.

  3. ray koonce on August 20, 2023 at 7:29 pm

    So what does it take to make it official?

  4. CannaBlissDreams on August 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm

    the funny thing about this series is how after allllllllllllllllll these episodes.. he literally proves.. NOTHING

  5. Sarah Young on August 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm

    Why stop there. Spiral mounds are synonymous with the Druids… Clovis culture? I’m just saying, Avalon… Atlantis… Sargosa sea… Denosivians… Anunaki…

  6. Don Harrington on August 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm

    That also means Hispanic people have the same rights as indigenous natives they where always here

  7. Sherry ONeill Driggers on August 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm

    They May Have Found The Gold Stashed In These Places- MayBe Thats Why They Shut It Down

  8. Lee B on August 20, 2023 at 7:31 pm

    The devil went down to Georgia Charlie Daniels band Or up to Georgia They said in history books the Mayans just disappeared trying to brainwash the johnnies

  9. Zachariah Israel on August 20, 2023 at 7:32 pm

    The lady in the right corner should consider a light workout versus snacking every time she post these videos…

  10. courtney turner on August 20, 2023 at 7:32 pm

    There are astronomically aligned mounds all over the USA. Was it ONLY the Maya putting out this knowledge?? Seems this astronomy culture was bigger than just the Maya.

  11. anthony vasquez on August 20, 2023 at 7:32 pm

    You gotta remember too it don’t take that long to walk from south America to north America, there doing that right now with ”refugees” and as tribes go at the time I’m sure Mayans were tough compared to north tribes

  12. Tony Elbows on August 20, 2023 at 7:32 pm

    what is so fantastic about a degenerate culture that sacrificed humans?

  13. Barbara Ann on August 20, 2023 at 7:33 pm

    Good documentary but I could do without the silly graphics and suspenseful score. Just narrate and present the facts.

  14. Shane Dresser on August 20, 2023 at 7:36 pm

    32:58 If we know that the Mayans held this place sacred and offered sacrifices to their gods in the form of tossing 9 and 10 year olds into a watery hole in the ground (to their rain gods) then we can cease affirming all of their other rituals and sacred places as sacred because we know they are places of wholesale child murder and other twisted quasi-religious works of evil and disregard for life. Let’s start there. Anyone else with me instead of holding these people and their works in high esteem and reverence?

  15. John Kavanaugh on August 20, 2023 at 7:36 pm

    the people there that don’t want you to see these things, I’ll bet you anything that they’ve been performing rituals in our day on that land, and that’s why they don’t want anybody there, because they could have killed people for different rituals, through the months and the years, and they don’t want anybody to find any evidence of what they’ve done, it’s not just the proof that the Mayans were in Georgia, it’s what they practice that the people no that live there,an may be some of them are also practicing the same rituals in that area, is what it sounds like, human sacrifice in Georgia in our time.

  16. Darian Love on August 20, 2023 at 7:37 pm

    Everyone’s acting as if Mexico wasn’t California, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada & Arizona before it was colonized by the Europeans 😅

  17. Clarence Watkins on August 20, 2023 at 7:39 pm

    Look I have some things that you need to see

  18. RICK RAMIREZ on August 20, 2023 at 7:40 pm

    The most amazing thing about the episode was the number of ads

  19. Karma Coyote on August 20, 2023 at 7:42 pm


  20. Don Harrington on August 20, 2023 at 7:42 pm

    Tartaria and the land bridge to Alaska or japananeese migrating to the west coast of the Inca empire the incas where after the first people’s

  21. RAFAEL JUNIOR SIERRA on August 20, 2023 at 7:44 pm

    No it’s not the Maya that were in Georgia, but the OLOMITES.

  22. Jacob Wetzel on August 20, 2023 at 7:47 pm

    This is interesting but I see rock walls and the such like this all over rural Pennsylvania and I’m quite certain they aren’t from the Mayans

  23. penonomeron on August 20, 2023 at 7:48 pm

    The area has Passion Fruit which is from Central America.

  24. el mago on August 20, 2023 at 7:50 pm

    _"This is what most Maya sites look like before the architects like me restore the ruins."_ What an Absolutely Ridiculous, if not pathetically LUDICROUS and Totally Uninformed / Inexperienced statement to make by that fella!!! 🤣 I know, Scott, that your show is largely mere "Varietal Entertainment" for The Masses solely, but at least base your speculative assumptions, hence program content "conclusions", on a wee bit more substantiated and well-evidenced fact base. Aka: With a wee bit more "worldliness" than this Thornton character!!! AND, _"The Mayans disappeared from Mexico around 900 AD, and many people believe that they came to Georgia"_ = Many ??? = YAWN…. as YOUR program, too, provided little evidence, where FYI the Maya of early Mesoamerica were NOT Mound Builders!!! 🤪 And JFTR, why was that image from the "Georgia Copper Plate" shown ONLY as a sketch from "whoever", versus a vid OF that actual piece and/or its found placement AT the Georgia site…. as well as other STANDARD Maya culture stone glyph traditions??? And as you certainly must know, Archeoastronomy is Virtually Worldwide… even dating back to Turkey’s Gobekli Tepe, TOO!! Ultimately, you may well benefit from "examining" the chemical composition of Blue from the Middle East, India and China….TOO!!! 😱

  25. DR DRIZZY on August 20, 2023 at 7:51 pm

    I got a bridge to sell anyone interested

  26. bayou72 on August 20, 2023 at 7:53 pm

    I don’t think the Mayan civilization died out in the sense that people think.i don’t think it just suddenly collapsed and boom it was gone.i believe it began a decline until it was no longer..I think that the Mayans didn’t just disappear.i believe some moved on to other areas and assimilated into other cultures.or they just simply became part of the conqueroring cultures that prevailed.

  27. Cherubino on August 20, 2023 at 7:53 pm

    c’mon those aint Maya walls but some rock divider built by some white dudes

  28. Honolulu Wampum on August 20, 2023 at 7:54 pm

    As a Muscogee person, I have heard weird rumors on the ‘moccasin grapevine’ about connections between our culture and migrants from southern megacultures. Not just the Maya and not just our homelands, but throughout little-understood Earth work sites scattered across the country. My only issue with these ‘academic’ claims is that they frequently come from people with the express agenda of portraying site-builders as being too ‘primitive’ to have created sophisticated material cultures without outside intervention. I always found it interesting that us tribal people from the U.S. southeast often practiced such unique large-scale land use and monarchic politics that are nothing like our unrelated native neighbors. And we were a confederacy with extensive trade networks, so we were never monolithic in any sense anyway. Very interesting idea, and I have to say, all of our cultures are worthy of study and appreciation, not just the Maya or the Muscogee or those that built pyramids.

  29. Liz Carbajal on August 20, 2023 at 7:55 pm

    Try been trying to hide the truth from MX native Americans and the world. You can’t call people “illegals” and exploit them, if they know the truth.

  30. Richard Walker on August 20, 2023 at 7:55 pm

    i don’t understand how ‘ancient’ civilizations can be called ‘highly advanced’?
    isn’t that like putting the cart before the horse?
    it sounds like an oxymoron.
    there would have to be more ‘ancient’ civilizations before them
    in order for them to be called ‘highly advanced’.

  31. L S on August 20, 2023 at 7:56 pm

    “They had to go somewhere?” Helloooo. The Maya are still there in Mexico, and Central America. They didn’t just “disappear”. There may have been trade routes and areas of influence. But they didn’t just “leave”

  32. Don Harrington on August 20, 2023 at 8:00 pm

    It looks like russian dolmens

  33. Tony Meza on August 20, 2023 at 8:02 pm

    We need to , I want to have this site, as a historical site, and give back to Natives there , Mayan and Natives should have ownership of this property!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  34. Brian Talmage on August 20, 2023 at 8:02 pm

    I’m actually from Tampa, I’m a native born and bred and I’ve been to the chatahocche national forest and down the chatahocche river……amazing!

  35. Mark Dunn on August 20, 2023 at 8:04 pm

    You could have saved us like 20 minutes by just flying in the first time. Man, what a drama queenj.

  36. MAYNOLD MORENO on August 20, 2023 at 8:06 pm


  37. Matthew Johnson on August 20, 2023 at 8:09 pm

    Absolutely amazing Richard, thank you very much I have a very similar area at my farm in North Carolina !

  38. Brian Talmage on August 20, 2023 at 8:10 pm

    Yes! I saw this and that area is where they the Mayan or Aztecs collected the plant they used to make Maya blue paint. Its incredible how we "think" we know stuff when we really dont and yet Christopher Columbus discovered the "New World" WRONG! I love this stuff! History is amazing!!

  39. nicknamesarehard1729 on August 20, 2023 at 8:13 pm

    This show is hilarious to me. Especially how Scott keeps bringing up the kennsington runes (an outright hoax. The guy who carved them admitted to it a few years back). He also keeps bringing up how he’s a "forensic geologist" (that is a lie. He never received such a degree, not even an honorary one, which he tried claiming once people started actually questioning his qualifications. ) He also presents no actual proof of any of his claims on any episode, instead just jumping to a bunch of conclusions. The result is a show in which each episode is self consistent but not overall consistent with ecery other episode.

  40. Boom Sensei on August 20, 2023 at 8:14 pm

    I’m a modern day aboriginal from South Atlanta and Ive never been taught this growing up in the state of Georgia. It’s been a devious system carried out to make us seem like our history origins and people are mythical creatures. Only reason that is is because of European destruction on our home continent. The out of Africa lie has carried on long enough I’m going to find the truth no matter what

  41. RAFAEL JUNIOR SIERRA on August 20, 2023 at 8:16 pm


  42. Sherry ONeill Driggers on August 20, 2023 at 8:17 pm

    There Are Ancient Things In High Falls Too

    A 30 Foot Bird,.. Stone Heads, Writing On Stones,..

  43. Llama Mama on August 20, 2023 at 8:19 pm

    Need more details—are you saying that “the feds” would not let you hike in Chatanoochee National Forest? Where exactly is the site? Is it fenced or off limits to the public? Wikipedia does list trade between ancient areas of modern day Mexico and the Caribbean and the gulf coast. Who specifically is denying a gulf connection or an actual emigration or Mayan civilization offshoot in Georgia? What is the name of the PAC of academics?

  44. Keith Johnson on August 20, 2023 at 8:20 pm

    This guy is just a conspiracy theory guy. He never actually finds anything

  45. DAVE-O on August 20, 2023 at 8:20 pm

    I subscribed to Disney+ to watch National Treasure 4 because of these hidden treasures

    But all I learnt from watching Disney+ is that *the smoking man* from the XFILES *is a JEDI* taking kids away from their families hypnotizing the family and then taking the children to other worlds/lands, where the children can learn to harness Their powers

  46. FunkyMunky on August 20, 2023 at 8:21 pm

    I think it was this guy who determined that in 535 ad it was a volcano that blew its top not a comet

  47. Charles William Pemberton on August 20, 2023 at 8:24 pm

    Why are you making this into a movie instead of a documentary?

  48. Mark Williamson on August 20, 2023 at 8:24 pm

    Amazing the amount of depravity in all human races… It’s obvious now the wrong monkeys took over way back when..

  49. Mark Williamson on August 20, 2023 at 8:27 pm

    I’d move north too if my political leaders and religious leaders were cutting children’s hearts out and tossing their blue painted body into a sinkhole for some god…..thing is did they do that same thing here…the rise then decline of humans seem to happen over and over again..what a show we put on for our Watchers in the Moon

  50. Tommy Andrews on August 20, 2023 at 8:27 pm

    Why do these clowns always deny Scott from going to these places! Whats the point of even doing the show! Sorry but i will not watch this show ever again!

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