Forum Keynote: Scott F. Wolter, Host of 'America Unearthed'

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TNRIS is pleased to announce Forensic geologist Scott Wolter as a keynote speaker at the 2014 GIS Forum!

Wolter is the host of History’s H2 network’s hit show, America Unearthed, that follows him on his quest to uncover the truth behind historic artifacts and sites found throughout North America.

Scott is the author of several books including his 2013 title, Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: The Mysteries of the Hooked X and The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America. Together these books cover the story of his continuing research and resulting discoveries made over the last 12 years, beginning with his ongoing quest to uncover the mysteries of the controversial Kensington Rune Stone he studied in 2001. The Kensington stone is a medieval document carved in rock which Scott proposed is a land claim placed in Minnesota in 1362 by a group of Templar knights.

Professionally, Scott, a forensic geologist, has been President of American Petrographic Services since 1990. He has been the principal petrographer in more than 5,000 material forensic investigations throughout the world, including the evaluation of fire-damaged concrete from the Pentagon following the attacks of September 11, 2001.

Books and other TV projects:

  • Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: The Mysteries of
  • The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America
  • The Kensington Rune Stone: Compelling New Evidence

Holy Grail In America, a two-hour documentary that premiered on History in September 2009 that was the forerunner to the current TV series America Unearthed.

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