History Detectives

Lost City of Gold

Clip: Season 8 Episode 8 | 18m 15s

Our contributor has long pondered an inscription on a rock wall. Written in Spanish it translates as: "Fray Marcos de Niza crowned all of New Mexico at his expense, 1539." If this date is accurate, then de Niza was the first European in the Phoenix area. Is the inscription authentic? Eduardo Pagan investigates.

Aired: 08/15/10

Rating: TV-G

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