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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.
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Symbolic culture emerged in Africa over 100,000 years ago, in a social revolution whose echoes can still be heard in myths and rituals around the world.
11 hrs ago | Green Bay Press-Gazette
He also will conduct a question-and-answer session at 2:30 p.m. in the Warch Campus Center.
An archaeological dig at a French and Indian War battleground in the southern Adirondacks has been given the green light.
Richard Dawkins and the new atheists suggest human consciousness can be cloned in a lab.
The endangered Hooker's sea lion is among the invasive marine and plant life destroying a site of archeological interest on Campbell Island.
Egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of Spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country, one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell.
The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.
President Franklin 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.
Growing up on a ranch outside Lewistown, Macie Ahlgren used to enjoy playing at a creek that ran through the ranch, near a rock wall.
Historians used the occasion of World Heritage Day on Friday to call for proper protection and conservation of the state's historical marvels.
Lee anthropology majors, along with a recent alumna, presented their research at the Southern Anthropological Society conference in Cherokee, N.C. Lee senior Allie Webb presented "Petroglyphs in Paradox Valley, Colorado."
Religion is a cross-cultural universal, even though not every human being professes faith in God or some other supernatural being.
Romania's Carpathian Villages are among the endangered places being spotlighting for this year's World Heritage Day April 18. / Global Heritage Fund In case it's not on your calendar, today is World Heritage Day .
Image Caption: The researchers cited the domestication of pigs as evidence of the intermingling between wild animals and domestic stocks.
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