Over the course of human history, war, mass migrations, and technological advances have created countless historical artifacts. These remnants of our past have ended up in secret resting places, covered by nature, becoming secret treasures of history waiting to be rediscovered.
Imagine being transformed from a person on a friendly excursion with your friends to an explorer who has just discovered a priceless artifact with an extensive and interesting past. Exactly that has happened to this group of kayakers who came upon something extraordinary while cruising on the Ohio River.
Click through to find out what they discovered and how much of an impact their discovery had on our history.
12. Just An Average Day On The Ohio River
Imagine being on a kayak trip with your friends. The sounds of nature provide a distinct surround sound of birds and other woodland creatures making their presence known. All of a sudden, a ghost ship appears out of nowhere. Would you paddle up to get a closer look? These friends did just that.