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  • Archaeologists hosting open house at Patterson Park dig

    Archaeologists hosting open house at Patterson Park dig
    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...
  • Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses

    Patterson Park dig uncovering traces of War of 1812 militia camp, defenses
    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. Jacob...
  • Archaeologists seek War of 1812 remnants buried within Patterson Park

    Archaeologists seek War of 1812 remnants buried within Patterson Park
    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...
  • Main Street archaeology lab to be powered by sun

    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...
  • Hampton picks archaeologist for Harbor Square dig

    Hampton picks archaeologist for Harbor Square dig
    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...
  • Colonial Williamsburg archaeologists unearth lost landscape of America's 'most historic avenue' | With Video

    Colonial Williamsburg archaeologists unearth lost landscape of America's 'most historic avenue'  | <span style="color:#ff0000"><b>With Video</b></span>
    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....
  • Indiana Jones? FBI finds thousands of artifacts in 91-year-old's home

    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....
  • Rappahannock CC offers courthouses class for archaeology buffs

    Rappahannock CC offers courthouses class for archaeology buffs
    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...
  • Former councilman Jay Humphrey enters race

    Former councilman Jay Humphrey enters race
    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...
  • Letters: Archaeology and anti-looting laws

    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...
  • Archaeologists probe the secrets of a Smithfield colonial landmark

    Archaeologists probe the secrets of a Smithfield colonial landmark
    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...