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AAS - Research Stations __ "There are eleven AAS research stations located across the state, eight of which are university-based, and two which are associated with state archeological parks operated by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. Each university-based station archeologist is responsible for research and public service in a section of the state, and maintains information on sites and projects and curates collections from his or her area. The archeologists at the state parks are responsible for their own research, as well as helping the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism interpret the prehistory and history of their park." You will find information about each of these stations. - from Arkansas Archaeological Survey - http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo/stations.html


AAS - SRP Report Abstracts __ You will find abstracts of archaeological reports covering the state of Arkansas. - From Arkansas Archaeological Survey - http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo/abstract.html

 

Archaeologist bemoans looting in Arkansas __ A dated article but still true today. - From stonepages.com - http://www.stonepages.com/news/archives/003288.html

 

The Archeology of Historic Washington, Arkansas __  "The antebellum town of Washington, Arkansas (state site number 3HE236), in Hempstead County was once the county seat, the Confederate state capital during the Civil War and a booming cotton town on the Southwest Trail."  Learn about how the towns sudden decline made it an important archaeological site. - illustrated - From  projectpast.org - http://projectpast.org
 


Arkansas Archaeological Survey __ Related to archaeology in Arkansas. A coordinated effort involving seven universities dedicated to the study and preservation of the Arkansas heritage - photos - by State Archaeologist - http://www.uark.edu:80/campus-resources/archinfo/

 

The Arkansas Burial Law __ Learn what archaeologists should know about Arkansas human burial law and the treatment of remains. - From arkansaspreservation.com - http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/archaeology-section106/burial-law/

 

Arkansas Historic Preservation __ Learn about the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program with many articles about history, archaeology and more.  Learn about plans for the future and past accomplishments. - illustrated - From arkansaspreservation.com - http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/ 

 

Arkansas Preservation Plan Profile __ "As an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program participates in and supports the vision of identifying a sense of time and place for Akansans and enhancing a quality of life through the documentation, interpretation, preservation, and presentation of the state's natural, cultural, and historic resources." Read about the plan and its implementation. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/arkansas.htm

 

 

Category:Archaeology museums in Arkansas __ Index of articles relating to archaeology museums found in Wikipedia - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeology_museums_in_Arkansas

 

Category:Archaeological sites in Arkansas __ Index of articles relating to Arkansas Archaeology found in Wikipedia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_Arkansas


dig: Arkansas Archaeology Events __ "dig's guide to special archaeological programs, events, and exhibits in Arkansas" - From digonsite.com - http://www.digonsite.com/guide/arkansas.html

 

Digging for History: The Arkansas Archeological Society Training Program Returns to the Town of Washington in Southwest Arkansas __ Learn the history of archaeological training programs in Washington, Arkansas along with a good description of the town. - illustrated - From Digging for History - http://fartheralong.wordpress.com/2011/02/24/digging-for-history-the-arkansas-archeological-society-training-program-returns-to-the-town-of-washington-in-southwest-arkansas/

 

Fayetteville Town Center Salvage __ "Jerry Hilliard, UAF Station Assistant, directed salvage excavations on a city lot on the south side of the square in downtown Fayetteville for several days in September 1999. Jared Pebworth and Mike Evans, Sponsored Research Program archeologists, assisted Hilliard in the mapping and salvage of 15 historic features buried under 2 meters of asphalt and recent town lot rubble. The salvage operations were funded entirely by the Arkansas Archeological Survey with the permission of the City of Fayetteville." You can read a good summary of the research and learn about what was found. - illustrated - From Arkansas Archaeological survey - http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo/townctr.html

 

 

Farmstead Archaeology in the Arkansas Ozarks __ Learn the value of "farmstead" archaeology in this essay. - From Leslie C. "Skip" Stewart-Abernathy - http://www.sha.org/unlockingthepast/sidebars/sidebar8.htm

 

Hampson Museum Arkansas State Park __ "Hampson Archeological Museum State Park in northeast Arkansas exhibits a nationally renowned collection from the Nodena site, a 15-acre palisaded village that once thrived on a meander bend of the Mississippi River in what is today Mississippi County."  General visitor information and an interactive 3-D virtual museum. - illustrated - From arkansasstateparks.com - http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/hampsonmuseum/

 

Historical Archaeology - Encyclopedia of Arkansas __ "Historical archaeology began in Arkansas in the late 1880s when Edward Palmer investigated the site of a Spanish fort on the lower Arkansas River."  A good article. - From The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture - http://encyclopediaofarkansas.net

 

Lesson Planning, Lesson Plan Formats and Lesson Plan Ideas __ How to produce a lesson plan and not just for archaeology either. - From adprima.com - http://www.adprima.com/lesson.htm  
 
Native American artifacts - historical artifacts - Arkansas archeology __ Get archaeological information and learn about heritage preservation in five Arkansas State Parks.  There are calendars of events, historic sites and much more. - illustrated - From Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism - http://www.historystateparks.com/archeology/

 


Parkin Archaeological Research Station __ You will find an excellent report in PDF format. Acrobat Reader needed and you can download one free here. - illustrated - From Arkansas Archaeological survey - http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo/parkin.html

 

Parkin Archeological State Park __ "Parkin Archeological State Park in eastern Arkansas at Parkin preserves and interprets the Parkin site on the St. Francis River where a 17-acre Mississippi Period, American Indian village was located from A.D. 1000 to 1550."  Official site. - illustrated - From arkansasstateparks.com - http://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parkinarcheological/ 


Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park __ "Toltec Mounds is one of the largest and most complex archeological sites in the Lower Mississippi Valley." You will find an good overview. - illustrated - From Arkansas Archaeological survey - http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo/toltec.html


U of A at Pine Bluff Research Station __ "Cultural resources in the UAPB station territory include prehistoric Indian sites ranging from 11,000 year-old PaleoIndian camps to mounds and village middens dating to the eve of European contact in the sixteenth century. Historic archeological sites in the UAPB station territory range in date from the French Colonial period in the eighteenth century to the tenant farming era of the early twentieth century." You will find a good paper and maps. - From Arkansas Archaeological Survey - http://www.uark.edu/campus-resources/archinfo/uapb.html
 

 

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