| Jun 8, 2012
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Phillip Tobias, a renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died Thursday. He was 86.
Tobias died in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness, according to South Africa's...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 12:45 PM
It's a legend that is said to have begun with Hernan Cortes in 1526, and one that may end with the University of Houston in 2012. The Lost City of Cuidad Blanca on the northern coast of Honduras. For centuries hunters and travelers have reported sightings...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Archaeologists Scott Parker and Doug Stine will lead a workshop on exploring a historic cemetery without digging into the soil.
The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Renfrew Park, 1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro. The rain date...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Archaeologists have uncovered the stone and brick foundation of a St. Mary's City structure that served as Maryland's first state house.
The Calvert House site was identified in the 1980s. On Thursday, the Historic St. Mary's City museum announced its...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:12 AM
While it's no secret that wandering the world by foot is a great way for travelers to save money, many are unaware of the world-class walking tours available around the globe. Many of them are bucket-list worthy and free of charge. These categories...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:23 AM
AKRON, Ohio - Ohio is filled with lots of history.
There are presidents (eight in all), Indians, a Revolutionary War fort, a War of 1812 naval battle on Lake Erie, the National Road and the Ohio & Erie Canal.
There are figures from Annie Oakley and Gen....
| Jul 6, 2012
| 1:05 AM
If you enjoy watching history unearthed before your eyes, Archeology Awareness Days at the Prehistoric Indian Village in Mitchell is for you.
On July 14-15, you can observe students continuing the discovery and preservation of the village. Visitors...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:05 PM
A late-afternoon find Tuesday had all the makings of a mystery just waiting to be solved.
Mishawaka Police and Indiana Department of Natural Resources officers were called to a scene on University Court Drive after police got a call of a “headstone...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:51 AM
CYNITHIANA, Ohio - Fort Hill State Memorial is a place with interesting options.
It is home to some of the best hiking in the state, interesting geology and rare plants in a surprisingly wild corner of southwest Ohio. It is also home to ancient and...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Maybe the 1992 movie Brendan Fraser film Encino Man wasn’t too far from the mark?
Fossilized human feces and other evidence from a West Coast cave demonstrates the existence of a long-lost, 13,500-year-old American culture, scientists said...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 3:57 PM
One day camp in Waynesboro this week is guaranteed to get the children’s clothes dirty.
Twelve children are participating in the third annual archaeology camp through Little Antietam Creek Inc., a nonprofit organization focused on historical and...