America Unearthed

America Unearthed

  • TV-PG
  • 2012
  • 4 Seasons
  • 5.9  (924)

In this nonfiction series, forensic geologist Scott Wolter travels across America, looking for secrets and surprises. Although Wolter is not trained as a historian, the series tends to focus more on history than geology. The series originally aired from 2012-2015, and a potential revival was announced in 2019.

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Exodus of the Templars
10. Exodus of the Templars
July 30, 2019
Scott Wolter crisscrosses the Atlantic as he investigates cryptic carvings allegedly left behind by the Knights Templar. He runs scientific tests to prove his long-held belief that the Templars hid treasure in North America.
Chicago's Mystery Bomber
9. Chicago's Mystery Bomber
July 23, 2019
Forensic geologist Scott Wolter turns detective to crack one of Chicago's oldest cold cases -- the 1886 bombing of Haymarket Square; a recent dig for a buried time capsule may yield new clues about the identity of the bomber.
Drake's Lost Treasure
8. Drake's Lost Treasure
July 16, 2019
Scott Wolter travels up and down the Pacific coast in search of the long-lost treasure of ruthless privateer Sir Francis Drake; he follows a sensational new tip from a California treasure hunter who claims he has clues that lead to the gold.
Bigfoot of the Bayou
7. Bigfoot of the Bayou
July 9, 2019
Scott Wolter heads down to the land of gumbo and grits to search for the Honey Island Swamp Monster; he spends a solitary night in the Louisiana bayou to collect evidence of the elusive creature's existence.
The Spy Who Saved America
6. The Spy Who Saved America
July 2, 2019
Scott Wolter leaves no stone unturned in his quest to discover the true identity of Agent 355, a mysterious female operative who was a crucial member of Gen. George Washington's Culper Spy Ring.
Phoenicians in America
5. Phoenicians in America
June 25, 2019
Scott Wolter inspects mysterious carvings on a stone that may prove the ancient Phoenicians made it to America over 1,000 years before Christopher Columbus.
The Ripper Unmasked
4. The Ripper Unmasked
June 18, 2019
Scott Wolter investigates a sensational new theory about the identity of Jack the Ripper. He also uncovers a connection between the ritualistic patterns of the Ripper murders and the Freemasons.
Cave of Secrets
3. Cave of Secrets
June 11, 2019
Scott Wolter travels to Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, to check out a mysterious cave that may have been a stop on the Underground Railroad.
Alien Artifacts
2. Alien Artifacts
June 4, 2019
Scott Wolter bushwhacks his way through the jungles of Veracruz, Mexico, as he investigates ancient artifacts that could shatter the archaeological record forever and change everything we know about our place in the universe.
Vikings in the Desert
1. Vikings in the Desert
May 28, 2019
Scott Wolter travels to Arizona to verify the origin of alleged Viking artifacts found in the desert. If proven authentic the bronze pieces could substantiate claims that the Vikings made it all the way down to the American Southwest.
Description

In this nonfiction series, forensic geologist Scott Wolter travels across America, looking for secrets and surprises. Although Wolter is not trained as a historian, the series tends to focus more on history than geology. The series originally aired from 2012-2015, and a potential revival was announced in 2019.America Unearthed is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (50 episodes). The series first aired on December 9, 2012.

Where to Watch America Unearthed

America Unearthed is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch America Unearthed on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Microsoft Movies & TV, Google Play, Hoopla and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    December 9, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    5.9  (924)