Tag: archaeology

University of Maryland and Archaeology in Annapolis Collaborate in Research at Wye House

Recent excavations at Wye House, where Frederick Douglass was enslaved, demonstrate how archaeology is both contributing to new scholarly understandings of the African American experience and becoming a more public enterprise.

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University of Maryland Exhibit Shows Connections Between African Spiritual Practices, Christianity

“Frederick Douglass & Wye House: Archaeology and African American Culture in Maryland” interprets independent culture of enslaved people.

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5th Annual Day of Archaeology Festival

The DC Historic Preservation Office (DC HPO) will sponsor its 5th Annual Day of Archaeology Festival on Saturday, July 16 at the Dumbarton House in Georgetown.

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Call for Papers: “The Early Colonial Delaware Valley” Symposium

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs is seeking interdisciplinary presentations on the archaeology and cultures of the Delaware Valley.

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All Quiet on the Southern front (of Pennsylvania): A Recap of a WWI Symposium in York, Pennsylvania

The East Coast Branch of the WFA holds two World War I seminars every year in the Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia areas, bringing together scholars, students, and others who are interested in learning more about the “War to End All Wars.” This fall’s symposium took place on October 24th at the York County Heritage Trust and involved a full day of activities.

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NPS Awards $1.3M in Battlefield Preservation Grants

The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) has awarded $1.359 million in grants to 21 projects. The monies will be used in the preservation and protection of battlefield lands in 14 states.

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