Friday, August 30, 2002

Wednesday, August 28, 2002

Road maps are an excellent source for information on early road development and growth of population centers.

Road Map Collectors Association
Here is an account of the raising of the Monitor's turret that happened this summer.

NOAA Ocean Explorer: Explorations
A fun site, especially for older children.

How to Write Your Name In Mayan Glyphs

Monday, August 26, 2002

This museum has a lot of information on funerals, embalming, and customs.

Museum of Funeral Customs

Thursday, August 22, 2002

This is a great site for teaching kids about Ancient Egypt. It used to be known as the Tomb of the Chihuahua Pharoahs. There are lesson plans, a gift shop, fonts and graphics, screensavers, and lots of goodies.

Welcome to Neferchichi's Tomb at

Wednesday, August 21, 2002

This is a very interesting site. It has resources, runs school programs, and has news.
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum: Maritime Archaeology
This is a great set of sites that allow you to explore Florida's maritime heritage.

Florida Maritime Heritage Trail
The Biblical Archaeology Society runs several magazines, namely the Biblical Archaeology Review (BAR), and Archaeology Odyssey. This site also has lists of digs and you can list your dig with them.

Biblical Archaeology Society
Into Archaeology is a site that covers many aspects of archaeology including software, equipment, articles, a newsletter, jobs, and channels. The channels have volunteer editors (rather like, links and articles.

Archaeology Resources, Software, Fonts, Articles, Equipment, Jobs
Washington State has its own Cemeteries Association and a good website too!

Washington State Cemeteries

Thursday, August 08, 2002

Canadian ghost towns. From the site: "This site is dedicated to all those communities which, whether due to lousy planning, impossible dreams or rotten luck, just didn't make it."

Ghost towns in Canada - Great photographs and stories on ghost towns in Ontario and Alberta,Canada - updated monthly.
These photos include ghost towns and mining boom towns.

Ghost Towns | Pictures of ghost towns in Arizona, California, Utah, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico | Ghost Town Gallery
Andersonville is one of the better-known Civil War POW camps.

Archaeology at the Andersonville Civil War Prison Camp, Southeast Archaeological Center
Arbuckle's Fort was a militia fort built on Muddy Creek in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now West Virginia) during the Indian-Virginia War of 1774, commonly called Lord Dunmore's War. The fort was built and initially occupied by Captain Matthew Arbuckle and his militia company to guard the Muddy Creek settlers. This website covers the 1997 and 2000 excavations.

Arbuckle's Fort Archaeology Excavation
Here is a digital photo collection of locomotives.

Steam & Electric Locomotives of the New Haven Railroad Digital Collection

Tuesday, August 06, 2002

For those of us fascinated by commercial archaeology. The Reno conference looks to be quite interesting.

Roadside Architecture: Society for Commercial Archeology
This museum contains a lot of important information for both archaeology and anthropology.

Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, Home Page

Sunday, August 04, 2002