| Jul 14, 2014
| 12:22 PM
SURRY — Bacon's Castle in Surry is certainly known for its intriguing gatherings, and this weekend, history repeated itself.
Preservation Virginia, the nonprofit organization charged with helping to preserve and advocate for historical places like...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:10 PM
What is it like to find a stone tool last touched by someone over 4,000 years ago? Find out for yourself in an Archeological Field School being held in the Litchfield Hills July 14-18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The field school site has been excavated for...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:10 PM
When it Comes to History, One Person's Trash is Another's Treasure. Valuable historical information can be gathered by exploring the swill (or rubbish as we call it today) of our founding colonial ancestors. On Friday, July 18, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., the...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
For many years, Zahi Hawass has been the living face of ancient Egypt, an ambassador for long-dead Pharaohs who uses his high-wattage personality, telegenic showmanship and knack for wading confidently into controversy to preserve both their star power...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:15 PM
As gross as it sounds, samples of the world's oldest known human feces are offering scientists new insight into the gastronomic behavior of our extinct, meat-loving cousins, the Neanderthals.
In a study published Monday in the journal PLOS One,...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 12:58 PM
When your history reaches back as far as Hampton Roads, landmark archaeological investigations are almost to be expected.
But even in the region that helped give birth to the field of historical archaeology, there are some real standouts:
| Jun 22, 2014
HAMPTON — Archaeologists searching for evidence of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp opened up a new trench last week, adding to the unexpectedly rich catalog of nearly 200 features that have been unearthed since the downtown dig began...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Archaeologists searching for evidence of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp opened up a new trench this week, hoping to add to the unexpectedly rich catalog of nearly 200 features that have been unearthed since the downtown dig began almost a month...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:11 AM
An authentic glimpse into Glastonbury's native American history could likely take place on July 18, as the University of Connecticut's Dr. Nick Bellantoni and Friends of the Office of the State Archaeologist will lead an archaeological dig along the shore...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Kim Preston lodged her walking stick against a steep slope of crumbled granite dotted with dusty lupine, and began her descent.
Her destination lay 160 feet below the high-water mark — a maze of bone-dry rock piles that miners had moved by hand to...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:18 PM
A consultant for the city has determined that no significant Native American or other archaeological relics are located within a planned development area of Costa Mesa's Fairview Park.
The months-long field work and research by Scientific Resource...