Once the only glassworks in Connecticut, the Pitkin factory is still partially standing today. It operated for almost 50 years and produced a number of unique and common styles of glassware.
This is part 4 in a 4 part series that covers exploration and early settlement in Nevada. The source document is from a historic context created for the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office and is provided below.
Bodie is an historic ghost town in California near the border with Nevada. It was a massive remote town for a few years in the 1800s and is now a California State Historic Park and popular tourist destination.
On today's episode we learn about a historic artifact found often on archaeological sites - the insulator. Available in glass or ceramic :)
On today's episode Dr. Doug Scott talks about the Moore's Mill Civil War Battle in Missouri. Missouri comes in third for most battles in the Civil War. Dr. Scott talks about how they were able to determine through archaeology exactly what happened there and he talks about an ancestor of his that fought on that site.
On today's episode we're going to learn about tin cans in the archaeological record. They're not just someone else's trash - they are important historical markers.
Dr. Don Blakeslee (Wichita State University) joins Chris Sims at the APN booth during SAA2017 to talk about his work at Etzanoa, a site in Southern Kansas that's changing what we know about North American archaeology.
On today's episode we're going to learn about historic bottles. What are the parts of a bottle? How are they recorded by archaeologists? How can I date a bottle?
This information is a companion to a video from Professional Certifications for Scientists. Check out there video in the links below.
On today's show we celebrate the life of one of archaeology's greats - Dr. James Deetz. He is widely considered one of the fathers of historical archaeology and was a pioneer in many ways.