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History-of-Things
08-11-2012, 05:42 PM
Evidence of Early Trading Post Uncovered in Edmonton, Alberta (http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/early-trade-post-found-under-edmonton-power-plant-1.909926)

Low River Exposes Remains of Historic Sangamon County, Illinois, Watermill (http://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/illinois/05ef0cce-3f55-5c9f-a3ff-9d4c9e105a57.html)

Dig in Virginia City, Nevada, May Yield New Info on late 19th Century Medicine (http://www.10tv.com/content/stories/apexchange/2012/08/08/nv--hospital-archaeology-virginia-city.html)

Newly Revealed Zapotec Tombs Have Vibrantly Colored Murals (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/pictures/120809-pyramid-zapotec-murals-science-mexico-tombs/)

Turkeys Domesticated by Late Pre-Classic Maya (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120809090706.htm)

History-of-Things
08-15-2012, 03:35 PM
Discovering the 1854 Wreck of the Westmoreland, off of Northern Michigan (http://www.mynorth.com/My-North/August-2012/Northern-Michigan-Discovering-the-Westmoreland-Treasure-Ship/)

Dig Seeks Evidence for Early Residents of Florida Island (http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2012/aug/13/digging-into-the-past-150-archaeologists-work-to/)

Uncovering Remnants of an American Slave Ship in Bahamas (http://www.heritagedaily.com/2012/08/slave-ship-artefacts-found-at-lynyard-cay/)

17th Century French Shipwreck in Gulf of Mexico to be Freeze Dried and Rebuilt (http://science.time.com/2012/08/15/17th-century-shipwreck-to-be-freeze-dried-rebuilt/)

History-of-Things
08-19-2012, 04:42 PM
Louis-Hector de Calliere, Montreal's Great Defender (http://www.montrealgazette.com/Early+governor+Louis+Hector+Calli%C3%A8re+Montreal +defender/7112524/story.html)

On the 1804 Lake Ontario Wreck of the HMS Speedy (http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1243683--one-man-s-quest-to-recover-artifacts-from-lake-ontario-shipwreck-brings-little-known-part-of-canada-s-heritage-to-light)

Uncovering an 18th Century Slave Site in Plymouth, Massachusetts (http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2012/08/15/unearthed-artifacts-may-point-slave-home-plymouth/whwaP88xSmZ8WZ5umrqNKJ/singlepage.html)

USS Constitution, Navy's Oldest Warship, to Sail Again (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57189#.UDEVFsVQDU0)

1884 Wreck of Steamboat Montana Reemerges Due to Drought (http://www.wlfi.com/dpps/lifestyles/must_see_video/drought-reveals-famous-sunken-ship-ob12-jgr_4310240)

Mexican Archaeologists Discover High-Ranking Zapotec Tomb (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57151#.UDEXSMVQDU0)

History-of-Things
08-22-2012, 03:41 PM
Excavating a Colonial Era School for African-Americans in Williamsburg, VA (http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-black-school-20120819,0,2903235.story?track=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+latimes%2Fmostviewed+%28L.A.+ Times+-+Most+Viewed+Stories%29)

Factors Leading to Maya Collapse (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120821144130.htm)

History-of-Things
08-26-2012, 04:27 PM
Archaeologists Complete Survey of Charleston Harbor Naval Battlefield (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120823175352.htm)

Historian Examines Role of Animals in the Mid-19th Century Expansion of the United States (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/08/120821212506.htm)

Three Notable Events in the History of Washington National Cathedral (http://ghostsofdc.org/2012/08/23/national-cathedral-trivia/)

Archaeologists Find 15 Huastec Burials in Mexico (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57311#.UDpNzsVQDU2)

History-of-Things
09-01-2012, 02:57 PM
Poor Victoria, BC, Church Discovers it Owns Valuable Chinese Armchairs (http://www.leaderpost.com/life/Poor+Victoria+church+discovers+chairs+worth/7165886/story.html)

Nantucket Lightship Named National Treasure (http://www.ack.net/NantucketLightship083012.html)

A Brief History of Labor Day (http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120830/OPINION01/208300335/1008/opinion01/Commentary-brief-history-Labor-Day)

Benjamin Franklin's Suit to Join National Museum of American History Collection (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57387#.UEITlcVQDU0)

Lost Graves Uncovered in Alexandria, Virginia, Park (http://washingtonexaminer.com/lost-graves-located-in-alexandria-park/article/2506411#.UEIU9cVQDU2)

Mohammed Ali's Childhood Home in Louisville Up for Sale (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57385#.UEITqsVQDU0)

New Excavation Aims to Uncover Everyday Life of Boise's Early Basques (http://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/index.ssf/2012/08/new_excavation_highlights_earl.html)

Maya Prince's Tomb with Rare Drinking Vessel Uncovered (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/08/120830-maya-prince-tomb-drinking-vessel-science/)

Archaeologists Find 2000 Year-Old Jaguar Sculpture in Chiapas (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57365#.UEIiA8VQDU2)

Classical Maya Theater Uncovered (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57418#.UEIiLcVQDU1)

History-of-Things
09-05-2012, 03:15 PM
Boston's Fenway Park Added to National Register of Historic Places (http://historycoalition.org/2012/08/30/fenway-park-named-to-national-register-of-historic-places/)

Update on Search for Bray School on Grounds of Williamsburg's College of William and Mary (http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2012/archaeologists-close-in-on-the-18th-century-bray-school123.php)

Hurricane Washes Mysterious Shipwreck Up On Alabama Shore (http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/mysterious-shipwreck-washes-onto-alabama-shore-believed-civil-154038655.html)

History-of-Things
09-08-2012, 03:10 PM
Notable Colonial Era Cemetery Found in Glynn County, Georgia (http://jacksonville.com/news/georgia/2012-09-06/story/former-middle-school-grounds-glynn-county-yield-colonial-era-graves)

Race to Save Important Yupik Site in Alaska (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19521091)

16th Century Shipwreck Off Dominican Republic Major Find Relating to Pewter Trade (http://www.sacbee.com/2012/09/06/4793842/shipwreck-reveals-precious-coins.html)

Maya Murals Found in Family Kitchen (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/09/pictures/120905-maya-murals-found-kitchen-science-mayan/)

ilmari
09-09-2012, 08:45 AM
The only link I couldn't get to work was the Yupik site one. Maybe it's just my browser though.

History-of-Things
09-09-2012, 09:35 AM
Sorry. Here it is again.

Race to Save Alaskan Arctic Site (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19521091)

History-of-Things
09-13-2012, 03:11 PM
Latest on Search for Remains of the Franklin Expedition (http://www.thestarphoenix.com/technology/Bones+artifacts+found+ships/7216262/story.html)

Unknown Story of Marshall Taylor, Cycling Champion who Broke the Color Barrier (http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/09/the-unknown-story-of-the-black-cyclone-the-cycling-champion-who-broke-the-color-barrier/)

Hayes Vs. Tilden: The Most Contentious Presidential Election Ever (http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2012/09/hayes-vs-tilden-the-ugliest-most-contentious-presidential-election-ever/)

Debate over Site for a US WWI Memorial (http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/9/dc-wwi-memorial-will-be-left-alone/)

Investor Buys Muhammad Ali Boyhood Home (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57673#.UFH22sVQDU0)

Sonar Gives Best View Yet of Wreck of Civil War Era Ship Hatteras in Gulf of Mexico (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57694#.UFH2XsVQDU0)

The Trial of a 1500s Spanish "Wizard" in Mexico (http://news.yahoo.com/16th-century-trial-records-reveal-priests-magic-superpowers-164838608.html)

History-of-Things
09-17-2012, 03:59 PM
Museum of the City of New York Explores the History of Staten Island (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57730#.UFdAL8VQDU0)

Expiremental Archaeology Explorations of 17th Century Building Techniques at Jamestown (http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/september-2012/article/archaeological-research-at-jamestown-brings-to-life-historic-17th-century-construction-methods)

Ordinary Objects Used by High Profile Individuals Go on Display in Western Kentucky Museum (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57752#.UFdABsVQDU0)

Maya Center in Belize Explored (http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/september-2012/article/archaeologists-excavate-ancient-maya-center-at-chan-chich-belize)

Archaeologists Explore Newly Uncovered Royal Tomb in Great Classical Maya City of Palenque (http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=57759#.UFc_lsVQDU0)

History-of-Things
09-24-2012, 04:38 PM
A Vampire Scare in 19th Century Connecticut (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/The-Great-New-England-Vampire-Panic-169791986.html)

Exhibit: An Irrepressible Conflict: The Empire State in the Civil War (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57833#.UGCDncVQDU0)

NY Times: History of New York in 50 Objects (http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/09/02/nyregion/a-history-of-new-york-in-50-objects.html)
NY Times: Popular Reaction to the NY 50 (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/23/nyregion/to-the-50-objects-that-define-new-york-add-15-more.html?ref=todayspaper&moc.semityn.www)

A Philadelphia Pizza Museum/Restaurant (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=57815#.UGCEUcVQDU0)

Latest Finds from Cellars Inside the Fort at Jamestown (http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/september-2012/article/new-surprises-from-a-17th-century-james-fort-cellar)

Colorado's Chimney Rock Archaeological Area Designated National Monument (http://www.examiner.com/article/obama-establishes-america-s-stonehenge-as-national-monument-today)

Thousand Year-Old Funerary Chamber Uncovered at Michoacan (http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=57844#.UGB9zsVQDU2)

History-of-Things
09-27-2012, 11:36 AM
What 100 Years of U.S. Voting Looks Like (http://www.salon.com/2012/09/23/what_100_years_of_voting_looks_like/?source=newsletter)

80 Bodies from 19th Century Syracuse, NY, Poorhouse Excavated and Re-interred (http://www.uticaod.com/latestnews/x189740631/80-bodies-from-Syracuse-area-poorhouse-dug-up-reburied)

History-of-Things
10-03-2012, 04:23 PM
Significant Mohican Site Found in Troy, New York (http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Mohican-artifacts-uncovered-at-site-3914066.php)

Search for Jimmy Hoffa Turns Towards Michigan (http://www.mlive.com/news/detroit/index.ssf/2012/10/police_in_jimmy_hoffa_case_tak.html?utm_source=fee dburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+detroit-news+%28Detroit+News+-+MLive.com%29)

One Woman's Fight Against a Statue to Klan Founder Forrest in Selma (http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/26/one-woman-s-fight-against-a-tribute-to-an-alleged-leader-of-the-ku-klux-klan.html)

Site of Battle of Hunger Hill (in US Government's Battle Against Native Americans) Uncovered in Oregon (http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20120926/NEWS/209260321)

History-of-Things
10-08-2012, 03:28 PM
Harper's Government Pours Money Into Promoting War of 1812, Many Canadians Puzzled (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/08/world/americas/canada-highlights-war-of-1812-casting-us-as-aggressor.html?_r=4&ref=todayspaper&)

Significant Ancient First Nations' Finds near Vernon, BC (http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/10/06/bc-vernon-artifacts.html)

Legal Battle Being Waged Over Who Gets To Use Bluegrass Great Bill Monroe's Name (http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/the-name-game-legal-battle-being-waged-over-rights-to-name-of-father-of-bluegrass/2012/10/04/33ea50c0-0e66-11e2-ba6c-07bd866eb71a_story.html)

DC Construction Boom Leads to Unearthing of Many Old Burials (http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/construction-boon-in-dc-leads-to-discoveries-of-old-burial-sites/2012/10/02/68bb1f96-0416-11e2-8102-ebee9c66e190_story.html)

Button Reveals Probable Identity of Florida Shipwreck as a British Vessel Engaged During the American Revolution (http://jacksonville.com/news/florida/2012-10-03/story/button-found-st-augustine-shipwreck-smoking-gun-its-identity)

Plans to Display 'Victory or Death' Letter at the Alamo Face Challenges Because of Protection Concerns (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/03/us/modern-alamo-battle-over-display-of-victory-or-death-letter.html?ref=todayspaper)

Archaeologists Find 50 Skulls in Aztec Templo Mayor Site (http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2012/10/05/mexico-aztec-skulls/1616113/)

Ballcourt at Chichen Itza May Have Been Celestial Observatory to Mark Solstices (http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/mexican-expert-mayan-ball-court-at-chichen-itza-was-celestial-observatory-to-mark-solstices/2012/10/05/a1924cd8-0f04-11e2-ba6c-07bd866eb71a_story.html)

Tomb of Maya Queen Unearthed in Guatemala (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121003141408.htm)

History-of-Things
10-14-2012, 02:29 PM
Scientists Tell Tribes Kennewick Man Not from Columbia Valley
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019387577_bones10m.html

Low Mississippi Exposes Shipwreck Near Cape Girardeau, Missouri
http://www.semissourian.com/story/1901715.html

Centuries Old Canoe Unearthed in South Carolina
http://www.islandpacket.com/2012/10/10/2240382/centuries-old-canoe-unearthed.html

Traces of Civil War Prison Unearthed in Georgia
http://www.gpb.org/news/2012/10/11/civil-war-prison-camp-wall-uncovered

1540 Battle at Mabila, Alabama
http://archaeology.about.com/b/2012/10/08/1540-battle-at-mabila-alabama.htm

Lost Film of Hopi Dances Uncovered in Camp Verde
http://www.cvbugle.com/main.asp?SectionID=1&SubSectionID=1&ArticleID=36207

Vessels Reveal Intricacies of 8th Century Maya Life (exhibit review)
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=58293#.UHrIJcVQDU0

Mexican Archaeologists Discover Grave of Pre-Hispanic Governor of Copalita
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=58240#.UHq_mcVQDU1

300 Year-Old Murals Found in Modest Guatemala Home
http://updatednews.ca/2012/10/12/guatemala-farmer-finds-ancient-maya-murals-under-plaster/

History-of-Things
10-23-2012, 03:47 PM
The Potential Revelations of Pre-Inuit Bear Figurines Found in Northeast Canada
http://sciencenordic.com/mysterious-bear-figurines-baffle-archaeologists

Ancient Village Along BC River Reveals 1300 Years of History
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/ancient-village-along-b-c-river-reveals-1-080011729.html

History of Native American Persistence
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-10/uoia-2yo102212.php

Reviving the Memory of American Revolutionary War General Horatio Gates
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/a-revolutionary-war-generals-reputation-is-dusted-off/?ref=todayspaper

A Small Part of National Geographic's Collection to be Auctioned
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/23/national-geographic-to-au_0_n_2004823.html

2000 Year-Old Bison Butchering Site on Crow Reservation in Montana Significantly Destroyed by Mine Company [pardon [email protected]#()[email protected]# jerks]
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/article/20121019/NEWS01/310190014/2-000-year-old-bison-bone-bed-destroyed-Crow-Reservation?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|Frontpage|p&gcheck=1&nclick_check=1

Challenge of Saving a Frank Lloyd Wright Building in Phoenix
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/us/trying-to-save-the-old-in-phoenix-a-city-that-values-the-new.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

Remains of San Francisco's Substantial (1870s to 1906 Earthquake) City Hall Uncovered
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/SF-City-Hall-ruins-from-1906-quake-found-3891123.php

Pacific Coast Lumber Trade Schooner from early 1900s Found off LA's Channel Islands
http://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/news/press/2012/pr102312.html

1000 Year-Old Burials Found in Nayarit
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=58371#.UIam5T15ddh

History-of-Things
10-30-2012, 05:16 PM
Shipwrecks Off Kingston, Ontario
http://queensjournal.ca/story/2012-10-30/features/dive-harbours-history/

1874 Shipwreck Found Off Oswego
http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20121024/NEWS01/310240046/1168/RSS?gcheck=1&nclick_check=1

Why are U.S. Elections Held on Tuesdays?
http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/npr/162484410/why-are-elections-on-tuesdays

Oldest Playable Edison Recording (from 1878) Unveiled
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/10/25/1878-first-ever-captured-edison-audio-recording-unveiled/

Archaeologists Explore Issue of Prehistoric Farming in Michigan
http://record-eagle.com/statenews/x674153668/Archaeologists-explore-ancient-farming-in-state

Fredericksburg, VA, Townhouse Destroyed in Civil War Uncovered During Salvage Excavation
http://news.fredericksburg.com/newsdesk/2012/10/23/courthouse-dig-reveals-house-destroyed-in-battle-of-fredericksburg/

Archaeologists Explore Build of Early 17th Century Shipwreck From North Carolina's Outer Banks
http://hamptonroads.com/2012/10/experts-study-build-oldest-outer-banks-shipwreck

Digitization Project Begins for Important French and Spanish Colonial Records for Louisana
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=58627#.UI__2z15ddg

Archaeologists Excavate Very Early Maya Ruler's Tomb
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=58550#.UJAAdT15ddg

History-of-Things
11-05-2012, 03:40 PM
Archaeology Group Buys Two Iroquois Sites in Upstate New York
http://online.wsj.com/article/APd56060e3a7ff46c0885b9d070979d58d.html

Medieval Era Shell Middens Confirm Oral History of Washington State Tribes
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/nov/04/shell-midden-could-affirm-tribes-stories-of-hood/

Excavations in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Yield Important Data on Local Stoneware Production
http://news.fredericksburg.com/newsdesk/2012/11/01/dig-pieces-together-lost-potterys-past/

Frederick Remington and Florida's "Cracker" Cowboys
http://www.cowboysindians.com/Cowboys-Indians/December-2012/Remington-And-Floridas-Cracker-Cowboys/

Cave on San Nicolas Island in California Thought to be Dwelling Place of 19th Century Native American "Lone Woman"
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-lone-woman-cave-20121027,0,1564818.story

History-of-Things
11-15-2012, 03:40 PM
The Recent History of Thanksgiving Dinner at the White House
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/at-a-white-house-thanksgiving-tradition-is-a-presidential-thing/2012/11/12/3219de86-2767-11e2-9972-71bf64ea091c_story.html

Civil War Related Discoveries in Fredericksburg, VA, Dig
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/12/us/construction-site-offers-fleeting-glimpse-of-the-civil-war-past.html?src=me&ref=general

19th Century Burial Ground Unearthed on University of Virginia Grounds
http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/19th-Century-Discovered-at-University-of-Virginia---177041921.html

Hurricane Sandy Exposes 1919 Wreck of Schooner in North Carolina
http://www.jdnews.com/news/local/piece-of-surf-city-history-emerges-after-sandy-1.48099

Ongoing Explorations of the 1854 Wreck of the Westmoreland in Lake Michigan
http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2012/11/westmoreland_shipwreck_richard.html

500 Year-Old Remains of Three Males Unearthed in Alaska
http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/500-year-old-remains-3-males-unearthed-remote-alaska

Extreme Weather Preceded Collapse of Classical Maya Civilization
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121108142750.htm

Maya Bones Reveal Catastrophic Impact of Spanish Arrival
http://news.discovery.com/history/mayan-bones-pre-historic-121114.html

History-of-Things
11-21-2012, 08:17 PM
Today's Domestic Turkeys are Genetically Distinct from their Wild Ancestors
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121119171259.htm

SS City of Medicine Hat Remains Found in South Saskatchewan River
http://www.thestarphoenix.com/technology/City+announces+discovery+City+Medicine+remains/7553468/story.html

Restoration Work Continues on 18th Century Amish Farmstead
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/701d9217365644009598e5ac3f9fec29/PA--Member-Exchange-Amish-Farmstead

Late Fort Ancient Culture Village Found in Mariemount, Ohio
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20121116/NEWS/311180007/?odyssey=tab|mostpopular|text|SPT&nclick_check=1

Forests Near Yellowstone Yield Traces of Early Human Habitation
http://www.yellowstonegate.com/2012/11/forests-near-yellowstone-hold-traces-of-human-habitation-for-more-than-12000-years/

Testing the Mummified Remains of a PreColumbian Mexican Dog
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/11/2012/cave-used-to-bury-the-dead-contained-a-mummified-dog

Controversy over Newly Restored Headdress of Moctezuma II
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gPjw1PN4fChFDh3zG5W2-wOm8Dtw?docId=CNG.3b8b9e18933bb10cfa984622fa4e5b66 .361

Elite Maya Residences Occupied by Both Living and Dead
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/11/2012/excavations-at-el-palacio

History-of-Things
12-13-2012, 04:44 AM
Two War of 1812 Ships Explored on the Bottom of Lake Ontario
http://www.cbc.ca/hamilton/news/story/2012/12/04/hamilton-1812-ships-great-lakes.html

Archaeology Work Halts Plans in Order to Explore Prominent Freed Slave's House Site in Georgetown, MD
http://www.thegeorgetowndish.com/thedish/archaeological-work-delays-plan-georgetown-home

The First Christmas in What is Now the U.S.--in Florida
http://news.discovery.com/history/americas-first-christmas-happened-in-florida-121208.html

Moves to Preserve and Explore San Diego's Presidio
http://www.lajollalight.com/2012/11/28/archaeologists-call-for-move-to-unearth-fortress-below-san-diego-royal-presidio-transform-into-cultural-center/

History-of-Things
12-23-2012, 05:46 AM
Intact 18th Century Woodworking Shop Discovered in Massachusetts
http://news.discovery.com/history/untouched-18th-century-woodworking-shop-found-121213.html

Early 17th Century Jamestown Cellar Yields Well Preserved Ovens
http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/december-2012/article/early-17th-century-jamestown-cellar-yields-well-preserved-ovens

Pipestone Artifacts from Southeastern Ohio Yield Evidence of Long Distance Trade of the Hopewell Culture
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/12/121218121552.htm

Exploring the History of a Bahamas Slave Ship Wreck
http://www.palmbeachdailynews.com/news/travel/looking-for-the-slave-ship-peter-mowell/nTc6N/

Mexican Archaeologists Uncover 1200 Year Old Zapotec Tomb
http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com/latino-daily-news/details/mexican-archaeologists-discover-1200-zapotec-tomb/20586/

History-of-Things
01-08-2013, 03:17 PM
Significant Adena Culture Burial Site found in Pig Point, Maryland
http://www.capitalgazette.com/news/local/centuries-old-burial-rituals-uncovered-at-pig-point/article_3329de25-cfe6-551d-9e22-2253b7bc6266.html

Archaeology Pinpoints Key Hatfield/McCoy Battle
http://www.times-standard.com/entertainment/ci_22292492/artifacts-help-pinpoint-key-hatfield-mccoy-battle

Nearly Intact Ancient Funerary Vessel from Oaxaca
http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com/latino-daily-news/details/nearly-intact-1200-year-old-funerary-vessel-identified-in-oaxaca-mexico-tem/20848/

Interesting, and Surprisingly Old, Finds from the Maya Site of Kiuic in the Puuc Region
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/vergano/2013/01/04/maya-kiuic-fat-god/1807841/

The Role of Single Women in Colonial Guatemala
http://phys.org/news/2013-01-uncovers-widowed-women-religious-culture.html

Phil75231
01-19-2013, 06:32 AM
Poverty Point Closer to World Stage (From: The News-Star - Monroe, Louisiana)
http://www.thenewsstar.com/article/20130118/NEWS01/130118031/Poverty-Point-closer-world-stage

History-of-Things
01-31-2013, 05:36 PM
On Ancient Sonoran Cremated Remains Interred in Pots
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=60395#.UQqqyD15ddg

Important Aztlan Culture Petroglyph Found in Nayarit
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=60333#.UQqqhD15ddg

Well-Preserved Painted Figure Represents Elite Zapotec
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/01/2013/stunning-figurine-represents-high-ranking-zapotec

History-of-Things
02-05-2013, 02:59 PM
When Did Humans Come to the Americas?
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/When-Did-Humans-Come-to-the-Americas-187951111.html

Scanning Tech Uncovers Site of Early Pilgrim Meeting House in Duxbury, Massachusetts
http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/2013/02/03/archeology-project-may-have-found-site-first-meeting-house-duxbury/eomGZeZvHvxmplFoQ3siNI/story.html

The Story of Grand Central Station in New York, on its 100th Birthday
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/20/nyregion/the-birth-of-grand-central-terminal-100-years-later.html?emc=eta1&_r=1&

Archaeology Field School Explores Mysterious Vaults in Savannah, Georgia
http://mdjonline.com/view/full_story/21610289/article-Archaeologists-hope-to-unearth-mystery-of-vaults?instance=secondary_story_left_column

Mexican Severed Head Site Revealed
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/02/2013/mexican-severed-head-site-revealed

History-of-Things
02-22-2013, 01:06 PM
North American Tree Ring Study Focuses on Climate History
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130217083054.htm

Study Reveals Importance of Birds to Newfoundland's Extinct Beothuk Nation
http://www.canada.com/health/Newfoundland+birds+were+heart+extinct+Beothuk+nati on+religion/7966875/story.html

Replica of 16th Century Basque Whaling Ship, Canada's Oldest Shipwreck, to be Built
http://o.canada.com/2013/02/18/canadas-oldest-shipwreck-to-be-resurrected-in-replica-of-16th-century-basque-galleon/#.USdceD1QATA

The Curious Case of the Lincoln Birthplace Cabin
http://www.nationalparkstraveler.com/2013/02/curious-case-lincoln-birthplace-cabin22825

Remains of Two Union Soldiers that Went Down with USS Monitor to be Reburied
http://www.livescience.com/27056-civil-war-sailors-buried-uss-monitor.html

18th/Early 19th Century Cemetery Found in Charleston, South Carolina
http://www.abcnews4.com/story/21196461/third-grave-found-at-gaillard-construction-site

Massive Prehistoric Midden Located on St. Thomas
http://virginislandsdailynews.com/news/market-square-construction-yields-archaelogical-find-1.1444261?localLinksEnabled=false

Sculpture of Fire God Found Atop Teotihuacan's Pyramid of the Sun
http://www.latimes.com/news/world/worldnow/la-fg-wn-mexico-firegod-pyramid-20130213,0,7555042.story

Pair of PreColumbian Burials Found with Grave Offerings in Mexico City
http://artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=60813#.USdehT1QATC

History-of-Things
06-21-2013, 05:33 AM
I've a busy life these days, so I don't have much time to post. I did want to catch up on what was going on in the news, so here are some stories of interest:

Additional Viking Voyage to North America Documented in Finds
http://www.livescience.com/37189-new-viking-voyage-discovered.html

Excavation of Early Montreal Gas Works
http://www.montrealgazette.com/technology/Uncovering+Canada+first+industrial+neighbourhood/8522515/story.html

Excavation of 18th Century Maine Fort
http://www.mpbn.net/News/MaineNewsArchive/tabid/181/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3475/ItemId/28332/Default.aspx

Victorian Mikveh Found in Rural Connecticut
http://today.uconn.edu/blog/2013/06/uconn-researchers-excavation-highlights-overlooked-chapter-of-jewish-history/

Powhatan's Capital Identified
http://www.gazettenet.com/home/7049353-95/virginia-site-of-pocahontas-rescue-will-be-preserved

Artifact Rich Site Discovered on Washington and Lee's Campus
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130620100743.htm

400 Animal Species Offered to Gods at Tenochtitlan
http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com/latino-daily-news/details/archaeologists-say-400-animal-species-were-offered-to-gods-in-tenochtitlan/25013/

Discovery of a Major Classic May City in Campeche
http://www.artdaily.com/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=63370#.UcPevD122So

Gold Ornaments in Graves Suggest Authority was Inherited in Ancient Panama
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/06/130619-panama-chiefs-el-cano-gold-burial-discovery-inherited-power-archaeology-science/

History-of-Things
06-28-2013, 03:56 PM
Picture Story on Gettysburg Artifacts and Images in Smithsonian Collections
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/Gettysburg-Artifacts-From-the-Smithsonian-Collections-211438351.html?c=y&page=1&navigation=thumb#IMAGES

Slightly Tongue and Cheek Coverage of a 17th Century Dead Horse Found in Jamestown Excavations
http://www.vagazette.com/news/va-vg-jametownhorse-0629-20130627,0,2824807.story

Excavation Documents Early English Outpost in South Carolina
http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20130627/PC16/130629422/1009/archaeology-site-near-middleton-place-is-x2018-ground-zero-x2019-for-early-english-influence-in-sc&source=RSS

Tuscaloosa in the First Half of 19th Century Documented Through Recent Excavations
http://www.pasthorizonspr.com/index.php/archives/06/2013/unearthing-tuscaloosas-early-history

19 Informative Stele Found on Recently Discovered Maya Urban Site of Chactun
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=63499#.Uc2pnj122Sp

Estimating How Many Maya There Were
http://www.livescience.com/37773-ancient-maya-farms-population.html

ilmari
07-04-2013, 05:03 AM
HOPEWELL USE OF METEORITIC IRON

http://ohio-archaeology.blogspot.com/2013/06/hopewell-use-of-meteoritic-iron.html

History-of-Things
07-10-2013, 05:30 PM
Continuing Legacy of Mohawk Builders on New York's Skyline
http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2013/06/30/quebec_mohawks_history_towers_over_new_york.html

New Topographical Analysis Explains Lee's Decisions at Gettysburg
http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/usnews/ci_23560917/new-map-may-explain-lees-decisions-at-gettysburg

America's Oldest Working Refrigerator a GE from nearly 85 Years Ago
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/america_oldest_fridge_still_keeping_7cJV7mOcZJCB6A 1w5vJp1K

Site of 1662 Jesuit Chapel Located in Maryland
http://www.somdnews.com/article/20130703/NEWS/130709766/1075/team-says-1662-st-francis-xavier-chapel-found&template=southernMaryland

U.S. National Trust for Historic Preservation Moving to the Watergate
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/travel/national-trust-for-historic-preservation-moving-offices-to-the-watergate/2013/07/07/b5a9e2a8-e712-11e2-818e-aa29e855f3ab_story.html

Ongoing Excavations of House Site of Free African American & Underground Railroad Participant Living a Few Houses Down from Abraham Lincoln Home in Springfield, Ill.
http://www.sj-r.com/top-stories/x208441278/Dig-may-reveal-more-about-Lincoln-s-neighbor#axzz2XolcUsc1

Excavation in Florida Keys Reef Aims at Explaining Mysterious (probably Early 20th c.) Shipwreck
http://www.bradenton.com/2013/07/07/4598705/getting-to-the-bottom-of-the-pickles.html

History-of-Things
07-15-2013, 07:47 AM
National Geographic Picture Story: Artifacts from Queen Anne's Revenge Excavations
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/07/pictures/130714-blackbeard-shipwreck-pirates-archaeology-science/

6,000 Year-Old Petroglyphs Recorded by Mexican Archaeologists
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23238606

2,000 Year-Old Pyramid and Multiple Burials Found in Veracruz
http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com/latino-daily-news/details/2000-year-old-pyramid-and-multiple-pre-columbian-burial-sites-found-in-vera/25756/

History-of-Things
07-27-2013, 02:39 PM
Excavation and Recording Begun on Recently Discovered 19th Century P.E.I. Shipwreck
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/story/2013/07/22/pei-georgetown-shipwreck-kristmanson-584.html

Mystic Seaport Museum Relaunches the Last Surviving Great Wooden Whaler, the Charles W. Morgan
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/22/nyregion/museum-relaunches-wooden-whaler-built-in-1841.html?adxnnl=1&adxnnlx=1374933948-Jtnl2kDNFFqxUF0nn1DdKQ

Excavations at Western New York State's Early 19th Century Mansion, Hull House
https://www.buffalo.edu/ubreporter/research/news.host.html/content/shared/university/news/ub-reporter-articles/stories/2013/hull_house_dig.detail.html

Shipwreck Survey of Minnesota's Lake Minnetonka
http://lakeminnetonka.patch.com/groups/around-town/p/results-of-lake-minnetonka-nautical-archaeology-project-now-available

Discovery of Significant African American Burial Ground in Philadelphia
http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Thousands-Buried-Beneath-Philly-Playground-Mother-Bethel-217078301.html

Excavation of one of the Earliest Free African American Settlements in Easton, Maryland
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/eastern-shore/bs-md-easton-dig-20130725,0,7066484.story

On Traces of Baltimore's Old Bayshore Amusement Park
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-07-26/news/bs-md-ci-kelly-column-bay-shore-20130726_1_bay-shore-amusement-park-streetcar

English Shipwreck Found Near St. Mary's City, Maryland, based on English Ballast Stones
http://www.wtop.com/46/3400314/Uncovering-an-underwater-mystery

Lincoln Memorial Vandalized
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/26/lincoln-memorial-vandalized_n_3657600.html?utm_hp_ref=daily-brief?utm_source=DailyBrief&utm_campaign=072613&utm_medium=email&utm_content=NewsEntry

Jimmy Carter Subject to Multiple Assassination Threats Since Leaving White House
http://washingtonexaminer.com/book-jimmy-carter-targeted-by-us-and-foreign-assassins/article/2533425

Excavations Confirm Sturgeon was an Important Staple for Jamestown Settlers
http://wydaily.com/2013/07/18/archaeologists-uncover-sturgeon-bones-near-cannibal-victim/

16th Century Spanish Fort Found in Appalachians
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/1112905408/archaeologists-find-european-fort-in-the-appalachians-072413/
http://archive.archaeology.org/0907/abstracts/north_carolina.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/07/130723113756.htm

Deepest US Shipwreck Probed in Gulf of Mexico
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/07/130725-shipwreck-gulf-mexico-19th-century-archeology-science/

Native Californian Volcanic Stone Effigy of Boat Found on San Clemente Island
http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=75408

History-of-Things
08-07-2013, 04:12 PM
Native Alaskan Pre-Contact Inupiat Site One of the Biggest in the Arctic
http://www.alaskapublic.org/2013/08/01/archaeologists-uncover-pre-contact-inupiat-village-near-kiana/

Finds from Excavations at a War of 1812 Encampment near Plattsburgh, NY
http://www.stripes.com/news/us/pike-s-cantonment-dig-unveils-new-evidence-1.233077

Ample Finds at Boston's 18th Century Clough House
http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/08/04/archeologists-dig-for-colonial-history-behind-north-end-home/D77SUMtERUBkSfvE36mO3H/story.html

More than 100 Late 18th Century Liquor Bottles Discovered in Cache in New York City's Financial District
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/07/18th-century-liquor-bottles-manhattan-fulton-street_n_3719004.html

New Evidence for Slave Life at James Madison's Montpelier
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=64104#.UgJkHnd5eSp

College of William and Mary Archaeological Field School Turns Up Pre-Williamsburg Evidence: Possible 17th Century African-American Site
http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2013/bray-school-search-finds-something-even-older-123.php

Eighth Grader Finds French Military Button from Battle of Yorktown
http://wydaily.com/2013/08/01/eighth-grade-archaeology-camper-finds-revolutionary-war-button-at-yorktown/

Thalian Hall Wilmington, North Carolina, may house U.S.'s Oldest Painted Stage Curtain
http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20130801/ARTICLES/130809966/1177?p=1&tc=pg&tc=ar

Attempt to Explore Site of Civil War POW Camp in South Carolina Ahead of Development
http://www.thestate.com/2013/08/04/2899231/an-archaeologists-dream-exploring.html

Late Classic Site in Morelos, Mexico, Yields Decapitated Warrior Grave, Ancient Kiln
http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=64137#.UgJkFHd5eSp

Jean M
10-02-2016, 03:21 PM
Latest on Search for Remains of the Franklin Expedition (http://www.thestarphoenix.com/technology/Bones+artifacts+found+ships/7216262/story.html)

A follow-up to this story. There is a book out now: Finding Franklin: The Untold Story of a 165-Year Search by Russell A. Potter


In 2014 media around the world buzzed with news that an archaeological team from Parks Canada had located and identified the wreck of HMS Erebus, the flagship of Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition to find the Northwest Passage. Finding Franklin outlines the larger story and the cast of detectives from every walk of life that led to the discovery, solving one of the Arctic’s greatest mysteries. In compelling and accessible prose, Russell Potter details his decades of work alongside key figures in the era of modern searches for the expedition and elucidates how shared research and ideas have led to a fuller understanding of the Franklin crew’s final months. Illustrated with numerous images and maps from the last two centuries, Finding Franklin recounts the more than fifty searches for traces of his ships and crew, and the dedicated, often obsessive, men and women who embarked on them. Potter discusses the crucial role that Inuit oral accounts, often cited but rarely understood, played in all of these searches, and continue to play to this day, and offers historical and cultural context to the contemporary debates over the significance of Franklin’s achievement. While examination of HMS Erebus will undoubtedly reveal further details of this mystery, Finding Franklin assembles the stories behind the myth and illuminates what is ultimately a remarkable decades-long discovery.

http://www.combinedacademic.co.uk/finding-franklin

Saetro
10-05-2016, 12:18 AM
A follow-up to this story. There is a book out now: Finding Franklin: The Untold Story of a 165-Year Search by Russell A. Potter
http://www.combinedacademic.co.uk/finding-franklin

Arguably, this is all due to Franklin's disgrace as Governor of Tasmania.
This was supposed to be his redemption.
And the naming of an Antarctic mountain Erebus is more recently associated with the tourist flight that crashed nearby.
So there are two Erebus disasters!

razyn
07-03-2017, 11:07 PM
Aztec tower of human skulls uncovered in Mexico City

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-40473547#

Paul Shunamon
08-05-2017, 04:05 PM
Many fine articles and undoubtedly you are far better read on this subject than I, however I did not see anything about the recent indications in the Mastadon graveyard found on California indicating human presence many many millennia before the 15,000 year mark (though I have not yet read all your links).

Many years ago I concluded that our information is so limited we may be incorrect. It has been a curiosity to me that we could assume that there were no indigenous peoples in the entire Western Hemisphere until the crossing over the land bridge from Asia and this California dig may hold a clue to these people (though we have so little remains). Undoubtedly though they are the predominate influential genetic survivors there were also later mixing between the "Native Americans" and others (like Africans and Europeans and possibly Polynesians) that is usually glossed over. IMO we must be careful not to let our theoretical position (even those with much evidence) dominate the "interpretation" of data.

Due to the lack of evidence in decades past the pedagogues insisted on their accepted Clovis-First theory so adamantly, that science writer Josh Clark in "Were the Clovis the first Americans" tells us “they jealously guarded their ideas and evidence. A "Clovis barrier" shielded by the scientists who formed a sort of "Clovis police" discounted any other theory that placed other cultures in the Americas earlier than the Clovis.” We know from testimonies that scientists and professors who saw and expressed other possibilities were often discredited and mis-characterized in the 1950s now we are again thankfully beginning to open our minds.

Just because something is taught to be true does not assure us it is true and science wonderfully proves this when scientists (in various fields) over time have corrected what we have been taught, and sometimes even re-theorized (like from Newtonian mechanics to Relativity to Quantum mechanics) leading us slowly but closer to the real truth. In the case just mentioned (from physics) the other theories remain and applicable each in their own realm of application while the newer insights just provide a more complete and better "big picture". Another example of this process can be seen in the amazing studies, and now differences of opinion, regarding Homosapien Neanderthalis and Homosapien Altai. In fact, I no longer see them as separate species from Homosapien Sapiens but merely sub-species (varieties) of the same species pushing the migrations out of Africa to a much earlier time than the OMO peoples of 195,000 years ago.

Shaikorth
05-20-2018, 02:30 PM
New insights into an ancient Maya kingdom are coming from a remote outpost in the Guatemalan jungle.

Aerial laser maps, excavations and stone-slab hieroglyphics indicate that La Corona, a largely rural settlement, became a key part of a far-ranging Classic-era Maya kingdom that incorporated sites from southern Mexico to Central America, researchers reported on April 15 at the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Classic Maya civilization lasted from around 250 to 900.

A dynasty of Kaanul rulers, also called Snake Kings, expanded their domain from their home city of Calakmul in Mexico by using La Corona as a relay center for precious stones and other goods from Kaanul-controlled sites farther south, said archaeologist Marcello Canuto.

“Our work supports the idea that the ancient Maya formed interconnected political systems, not largely separate city-states as traditionally thought,” said Canuto, of Tulane University in New Orleans, who codirects the La Corona excavation.


https://www.sciencenews.org/article/ancient-maya-city-snake-king-dynasty-la-corona-archaeology