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Alabama Archaeological Society __ Learn about the organization its membership, activities and goals. - illustrated - From -


Alabama Archaeology __ "Alabama has a rich and varied past. This website is designed to explore Alabama's past as it is understood through archaeology. By learning first what archaeology is and then the methods archaeologists use to interpret the past, you will learn about prehistoric Alabamans. Games are set up throughout the site and highlighted words are linked to a glossary for your convenience." - illustrated - from University of Alabama - 


Alabama Archaeology Camps and Archeology Summer Camps __ As of now only one listed. - From -


Alabama Archaeology Museum Directory __ Directory of archaeology museums in Alabama (there are two of them listed) - From -


Alabama Archaeology: Prehistoric Alabama __ "Small, nomadic groups of people, known as Paleoindians, were some of the first humans to live in Alabama as early as 11,000 B.C. They hunted megafauna such as bison, mammoth, and mastadon and smaller game such as deer and rabbit." You will find basic information and references. - illustrated - From University of Alabama -


Archaeological Job Listings, Alabama __ A few listed. - From -


Archaeologist Salary in Alabama __ "The salary for Archaeologist in Alabama is slightly lower than the average teacher salary."  Only people like Indiana Jones get rich in the science. - From -   


Archaeology at Old St. Stephens __ "Only one map of the town of St. Stephens is known. Mary Welsh, who lived in St. Stephens in the 1840s some two decades after the town's most active period, drew a map in 1899 from memory."  An overview of the park, report and summary of the research. - illustrated - From -

Archaeology Heist Revealed In Alabama __ This is a dated article from 2003, but still quite interesting. - illustrated - From -


Bottle Creek - University of South Alabama __ "Bottle Creek, the largest Mississippian site (AD 1200 to 1450) on the north-central Gulf coast, has eighteen earthen mounds that served as platforms for houses and temples."  A brief overview. - illustrated - From - 


Category:Archaeological sites in Alabama __ Index of articles related to Alabama archaeology found in wikipedia. - From wikipedia -


Encyclopedia of Alabama: Paleoindian Period __ You will find a background on the Alabama paleoindian period with some archaeological references. - illustrated - From Encyclopedia of Alabama -
dig: Alabama Archaeology Events __ "dig's guide to special archaeological programs, events, and exhibits in Alabama" - From -  



History and Archaeology at Old St. Stephens __ "From its origins in the 1790s until its decline in the 1820s, Old St. Stephens was a bustling center of trade, and the site of Spanish and American forts, and the Alabama Territorial capitol." Learn about the archaeological research, what the results are and even meet a few of the people who lived there. - illustrated - From St. Stephens Historical Commission -


Indian Mound Park (Dauphin Island, Alabama) __ An encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia -,_Alabama%29


Lesson Planning, Lesson Plan Formats and Lesson Plan Ideas __ How to produce a lesson plan and not just for archaeology either. - From - | Public Indian Sites of Alabama __ " to all of the public archaeological sites and museums devoted to preserving Native American heritage in Alabama." - From -  

Moundville Archaeological Park __ 800 years ago, Moundville was the largest city in North America. You can get a good overview and explore the site. - illustrated - From University of Alabama -


National Register Evaluation of Four Archaeological Sites, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama __ Archaeological survey of Maxwell Air force Base - -


Old Cahawba, Alabama's first state capital, 1820 to 1826 __ "Cahawba was once Alabama's state capital (1820-1826) and a thriving antebellum river town. It became a ghost town shortly after the Civil War. Today it is an important archaeological site and a place of picturesque ruins."  A general overview along with detailed articles and more. - illustrated - From -  


Old Mobile Dispute __ "Environmental and historic preservation groups have failed to halt the development of an industrial park near the buried remains of Old Mobile, an early eighteenth-century settlement 25 miles north of present-day Mobile, Alabama. The first capital of French Louisiana, Old Mobile, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, shares a stretch of the Mobile River with several chemical plants. Fearing further encroachment, protesters had temporarily blocked the permit for an industrial park inland, but the Army Corps of Engineers approved the project, and construction began last summer." read the rest of the story. - From Archaeological Institute of America -


Stanfield-Worley Bluff Shelter __ "The Stanfield-Worley Bluff Shelter, located in Colbert County in northwestern Alabama, United States, is one of the most important prehistoric sites excavated in the state due to the archeological evidence deposited by the Paleo-Indians who once occupied the rock shelter..."  A good overview. - illustrated - From wikipedia -



A strange flaw in Alabama's archaeological law - sci.archaeology ... __ Article about Alabama law and Native American burial sites. ( an entry from a Google Groups discussion) - From -


USA archaeologists study Old Federal Road __ "Archaeologists from the University of South Alabama have spent the past year surveying the 250-mile Old Federal Road, an interstate highway built before there were cars and prior to Alabama becoming a state."  Learn when and why the road was built and what archaeological research has learned. - From - 


Welcome to the University of South Alabama Archaeology Site __ "Archaeologists are rediscovering the lives of ancient people of the Gulf coast, the towns of early colonists, and remnants of historic Mobile beneath the streets of the modern city. Explore our website to see what the Center for Archaeological Studies has unearthed."  A lot of information here. - illustrated - From -


Yuchi Town __ "Yuchi Town Site, or Yuchi Town, is a late prehistoric and historic era archaeological site showing occupation of both the Apalachicola and of Yuchi tribes. The site is located in a remote area of Fort Benning, Russell County, Alabama."  Overview with history and references. - illustrated - From wikipedia -


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