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Japanese American Site Named to List of Most Endangered Historic Places

Historic Wintersburg in Huntington Beach, once the center of the Japanese American community in Orange County, has been named to the 2014 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The announcement was made Thursday...
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Archaeological Excavation at Historic Presidio

In one of San Francisco’s oldest neighborhoods, the Presidio, archaeologists are working in the parade grounds just 75 yards from the historic officer’s quarters. “The first 70 years of people living here is quite a...
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Hundreds of Unmarked Graves Found at Medical Center

The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson is seeking an attorney general's opinion on whether the state's Department of Archives and History has authority over the medical center's ability to relocate unmarked graves...
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What Can We Learn From Ancient Southwest’s Baby Boom?

Researchers at Washington State University have detailed one of the greatest baby booms in North American history - a centuries-long "growth blip" among southwestern Native Americans between 500 to 1300 A.D. It is suspected that the...
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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Awards Grants

Cultural organizations throughout the state of Wyoming have recently been awarded with a combined $165,590 to fund preshistoric, historic, and cultural preservation and education projects. This round of grants was very competitive - there were...
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Research Program in Tennessee Set To Record County Sites

MTSU professor, Tanya Peres, has recently launched the Rutherford County Archaeology Research Program in the hopes of exploring and recording all the prehistoric cultural resources in the county. In 1776, explorer James Adair met with...
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Prehistoric Sites Near St. Louis Threatened by Expansion

As the population has moved west into St. Louis County over the past few decades experts warn that another round of prehistoric sites is at risk. St. Louis sits at the convergence of the Mississippi...
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Public Invited to Witness Archaeology excavation at Bentonville State Historic Site

The public is invited to watch an archaeology excavation on the grounds of the Harper House at the Bentonville State Historic Site, North Carolina. Participants will be able to observe the archaeological investigation from 11...
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Possible Ancient Human Remains Found Near Warm Springs, Montana

State officials were called to the scene after a camper spotted human remains protruding from the dirt along the side of the road near a Warm Springs-area campground. State archaeologist Stan Wilmoth tells The Montana...
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Explorer Thinks He Has Found the Lost Remains of The Griffin

A debris field at the bottom of Lake Michigan may be the remains of the long-lost Griffin, a vessel commanded by a 17th-century French explorer, said a shipwreck hunter who has sought the wreckage...