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WSBT-TV ReporterA late-afternoon find Tuesday had all the makings of a mystery just waiting to be solved. Mishawaka Police and Indiana Department of Natural Resources officers were called to a scene on University Court Drive after police got a call of a “headstone...
For the next couple of weeks, some local college students are taking part in an archaeological dig at the original home of Havilah Beardsley, Elkhart’s founder. And as WSBT's Ed Ernstes reports in the video attached above, it's providing clues to...
Tags: Arts and Culture
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND - A group who spent a recent afternoon hoping to find antiques buried deep in the ground such a bottles or old coins were, instead, greeted by a human skeleton. One that possibly could have laid undisturbed for more than 100 years. The...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND — The mystery surrounding a skeleton discovered buried in a South Chapin Street backyard this month has been solved. Not only did several people know the skeleton was already buried in the yard, there was actually a burial ceremony in...
GlastonburyValuable historical information can be gathered by exploring the swill (or rubbish as we call it today) of our founding colonial ancestors. On Friday, July 19th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., the Historical Society of Glastonbury invites all persons of the ages...
Tags: Glastonbury, Arts and Culture
Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Partnership for cruise line The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), founded nearly 200 years ago to advance geographical science, is to...
At the opening of the 20th century, an archaeologist unearthed a Bronze Age palace larger than Buckingham on the island of Crete in the ancient city of Knossos. In that collapsed edifice, which extended some six acres, he found hundreds of clay tablets...
LONE PINE, Calif. — Oral histories of Native Americans and U.S. Cavalry records offer insights into a horrific massacre here in 1863: Thirty-five Paiute Indians were chased into Owens Lake by settlers and soldiers to drown or be gunned down. But...
The giants of wine, the French, have the Italians to thank, it seems. The story of wine in France -- where the industry grew to influence the world -- can be traced in part through a vessel called an amphora and likely produced around 525 BC to 475 BC....
Tags: France, Science, Arts and Culture, Wines, Science and Technology
The Hartford CourantIn her grandly illustrated, thick, literate new book, Lucianne Lavin takes us way, way back to the arrival of human beings in Connecticut. She helps us stretch our concept of time. "Connecticut's Indigenous Peoples" is at once an intimate story about...
Tags: Human Interest, New London County, Science, Research, Middletown
Principal Steve Elwood enters the narrow passageway where nobody else at Lee Williams High School dares to go. He leans low to open a half-sized hallway door, leading the way into a musty windowless chamber the size of a small tomb. Light pours into the...
Channel 2 NewsOne of three finalists for a job as curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North is scheduled to speak at a public seminar this week. University of Alaska Fairbanks officials say Josh Reuther will speak about the archaeology of the...
Tags: Anthropology, Culture, Arts and Culture
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