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3 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press
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.
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4 hrs ago | National Geographic
Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains an archaeological gem 'exposed and vulnerable,'" according to the new book From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town .
8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
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.
12 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah
The Ossabaw Field Lab grew out of a recommendation at the 2012 Armstrong Community Summit regarding ways to accommodate visits to the island by the university's biology students, according to a university news release.
16 hrs ago | Stranger in Paradise
I am invited back to my old alma mater, the University of Sydney, to give a lecture on Majapahit Style to the Asian Art and Archaeology Society.
Landmark proposals to protect Colchester's heritage will significantly boost tourism and create a lasting legacy to the town's rich history, it was claimed last night.
An archaeological dig at a French and Indian War battleground in the southern Adirondacks has been given the green light.
The endangered Hooker's sea lion is among the invasive marine and plant life destroying a site of archeological interest on Campbell Island.
Authorities are searching for a middleman who is believed to have purchased guns for F. Glenn Miller Jr., the avowed anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Jewish facilities last weekend.
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.
WAM SHARJAH, 19th April, 2014 -- The Sharjah Museums Department recently explored the use of nuclear techniques in archaeology, specifically in determining the age of pottery, papyrus and mummies.
Agra, April 18 - While World Heritage Day was celebratd globally on Friday, Agra's residents seem unconcerned and indifferent to the Taj city's rich historical legacy.
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.
Archaeology is science about distant, recent, current and future past based on the materiality as a main record.
Historians used the occasion of World Heritage Day on Friday to call for proper protection and conservation of the state's historical marvels.
Experts working to discover a Nazi labour camp operated during the occupation of Jersey say they have found evidence of the camp's structure.