| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Archaeologists conducting a dig in Patterson Park are holding an open house Saturday to share discoveries with the community.
The project, organized by nonprofit Baltimore Heritage, is exploring an area in the northwest corner of the park, near the...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:52 PM
When Samuel Smith, major general of the Maryland militia, needed a headquarters to plot Baltimore's defense from British invaders in the summer of 1814, archaeologists believe he called on the owner of a shop that gives Butcher's Hill its name.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Today it's best known for the pagoda, summertime jazz concerts and some of the city's best sledding. But an archaeological dig planned for Patterson Park's Hampstead Hill seeks to revive a largely forgotten 200-year-old story.
While most know Fort...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:44 AM
The sun will power the archaeology lab on Main Street that is the home of the former Edge Hill Service Station.
A partnership between Dominion Virginia Power and The Fairfield Foundation led to the purchase and installation of a 5 kilowatt solar...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 3:37 PM
HAMPTON — The city announced on Tuesday its intention to award James River Institute for Archaeology a contract giving the Williamsburg firm permission to search for artifacts at the former Harbor Square Apartments site.
The two-acre plot at...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:22 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — President Franklin D. Roosevelt wasn't the only one impressed by Duke of Gloucester Street when he dedicated Colonial Williamsburg's newly reconstructed 18th-century thoroughfare in 1934.
Laid out according to a plan drawn by Gov....
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The FBI set up shop at the home of a 91-year-old man near Indianapolis, saying he has thousands of artifacts and cultural items originating from at least a dozen different countries and Native American tribes – some of them acquired improperly....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:09 AM
An archaeology course on courthouses in Gloucester, Mathews and Middlesex will be offered over three weeks in May through Rappahannock Community College.
Local archaeology instructors David Brown and Thane Harpole will present the course on May 6, 13...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:22 PM
After a 20-year absence from the dais, former Costa Mesa City Councilman Jay Humphrey announced Thursday that he will be running for council this November.
Humphrey, 66, served one term, from 1990 to 1994, though he has remained active in the...
| Apr 12, 2014
Re "More laws, less treasure," Opinion, April 7
As an archaeologist with more than 30 years' experience, I can say that Adam Wallwork's analysis of laws protecting cultural heritage is misguided. Archaeologists don't seek "treasure." We seek information...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SMITHFIELD — If you had to choose an iconic example of a Tidewater plantation house, you could do a lot worse than Windsor Castle.
In a National Register of Historic Places nomination submitted in 2000, architectural historian Mary Ruffin...