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Archaeologists dig into French Quarter __ "White is digging for her idea of Gold at 933 Conti. A new Irish Channel Cultural Museum will soon be built on the site. The property owner wanted to investigate the history of the lot before construction begins."  A news story about urban archaeology in New Orleans. - From fox8live.com - http://www.fox8live.com/news/local/story/Archaeologists-dig-into-French-Quarter/SdlJbNo_Xkm9RR7_2SKYIA.cspx

 

Archaeology site reveals prehistoric culture in Louisiana __ "The Marksville culture, a southeastern variant of the Hopewell culture centered in Ohio and Illinois, was characterized by elaborate mortuary ceremonialism, the construction of conical burial mounds, complex trade networks, decorative pottery, and the importation of certain raw materials."  A general overview. - From louisianatravel.com - http://louisianatravel.com/explore-ancient-mound-builders-secrets-poverty-point

 

Balmoral Mounds __ An encyclopedic entry with links to related materials. - From Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balmoral_Mounds 

 

Baton Rouge Archaeological Society __ "The Baton Rouge Chapter of the Louisiana Archaeological Society (BRLAS) is a nonprofit organization open to all members of the public who are interested in studying and preserving the prehistory and history of our unique state." Learn about the organization and its goals. - From Paul V. Heinrich - http://www.intersurf.com/~chalcedony/BRLAS.html

 

Category:Archaeological sites in Louisiana __ Index of articles relating to Louisiana archaeology found in Wikipedia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_Louisiana


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

 

Excavations at the Bayou Grande Cheniere Mounds __ A full report with maps, charts and much more. - illustrated - From lsu.edu - http://etd.lsu.edu/docs/available/etd-04132004-152641/unrestricted/Schilling_thesis.pdf

 

 

 

Following the Trail of Ancient Louisianians __ "Known for Mardi Gras, jazz, and Cajun culture, Louisiana also has a wealth of Native American sites dating to as early as 4000 B.C."  A good article. - illustrated - From archaeology.org/Amélie A. Walker - http://www.archaeology.org/online/features/lamounds/   


Gabe Nargot's Cabin __ Learn about archaeological investigations at a nineteenth century slave cabin in Northwest Louisiana. - From nps.gov - http://www.cr.nps.gov/seac/gabes/index.htm

 

Gahagan Mounds Site __ "The Gahagan Mounds Site (16RR1) is an Early Caddoan Mississippian culture archaeological site in Red River Parish, Louisiana."  An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gahagan_Mounds_Site

 

Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - A Driving Trail __ Use the interactive map to select mounds and access descriptions and images. - illustrated - From state.la.us - http://www.crt.state.la.us/archaeology/moundsguide/balmoral.html

 

LA Division of Archaeology - - Louisiana __ Louisiana archaeological regions map. A lot of other information about Louisiana archaeology is accessed from the page. - From louisiana.gov - http://crt.louisiana.gov/archaeology/regionalarchaeologists.aspx

 

Local Louisiana Archaeological Jobs __ A few are listed - From archaeologicaljobs.org - http://www.archaeologicaljobs.org/louisiana/   


 

 

Louisiana Archaeological Society __ Read about this organization, its membership requirements, activities, goals and plans. - From Louisiana Archaeological Society - http://www.laarchaeology.org/

 

Louisiana archaeology at Marksville State Historic Site ... __ "Professional archaeologists consider this prehistoric Native American ceremonial center to be of unique national significance."  General information about history of the mound and research. - illustrated - From louisianatravel.com - http://www.louisianatravel.com/explore-ancient-mound-builders-secrets-poverty-point

 

Louisiana Archaeology Museum Directory __ List of archaeology museums in Louisiana, currently 1 - From museumsusa.org - http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/?k=1271407%2CCategoryID%3A1601640%3BState%3ALA%3BDirectoryID%3A200454 

 

Louisiana Division of Archaeology __ "The Louisiana Division of Archaeology has state and federal roles relating to recording, protecting, and distributing information about the state's archaeological sites."  Learn about projects, accomplishments and goals. - illustrated - From state.la.us - http://www.crt.state.la.us/archaeology/ 

 

Louisiana Preservation Plan Profile __ Their mission statement is: "To achieve the preservation of Louisiana objects, sites, structures, and districts deemed significant in the broad historical development of the United States, Louisiana, and sub-divisions thereof, through direct action and through influencing the action of others." Learn how they hope to reach their goals. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/louisiana.htm

 

Mardi Gras Shipwreck __ "The "Mardi Gras Shipwreck" sank some 200 years ago about 35 miles off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico in 4,000 feet (1220 meters) of water."  You will find history and many additional resources keeping you up-to-date on the research. - From uwf.edu - http://www.uwf.edu/fpan/mardigras/

 

Marksville State Historic Site __ "Although archaeological sites had been recognized throughout this area for many years, it was not until 1926 that the importance of the Marksville site was established."  You will find a lot of information about this Louisiana State Park. - illustrated - From state.la.us - http://www.crt.state.la.us/parks/iMarksvle.aspx

 

Ouachita River Mounds: A Five Millennium Mystery __ A general look at what archaeological research has taught us about these mounds. - From louisianafolklife.org - http://www.louisianafolklife.org/LT/Articles_Essays/ouachita_mds.html

 

People of the Mounds From Poverty Point to the LSU campus, exploring ancient cultures __ "Poverty Point National Monument consists of six rings and six mounds — some of the largest prehistoric earthworks on this continent."  Learn about this and other sites in Louisiana. - From myneworleans.com - http://www.myneworleans.com/Louisiana-Life/January-February-2011/People-of-the-Mounds/

 

Poverty Point National Monument __ Learn about Poverty Point located in northeastern Louisiana. Poverty Point reveals a culture that flourished during the first and second millennia B.C.E. - illustrated - From National Park Service - http://www.nps.gov/popo/index.htm

 

 

Preserving Louisiana's Legacy __ "Our laws also help protect sites from those land alteration projects that in the past destroyed so many sites. The locations of proposed projects are now checked against archaeological records to be sure that no known sites will be affected."  Learn what legal steps Louisiana has taken to protect its archaeological sites. - From state.la.us - http://www.crt.state.la.us/archaeology/virtualbooks/LEGACY/help.htm

 

RS 41:1602 — Louisiana archaeological survey and antiquities commission __ Text of the law creating the commission. - From justia.com - http://law.justia.com/codes/louisiana/2006/61/99033.html     


St. Antoine's Garden Archaeology Project __ "No site quite like St. Anthony’s Garden has ever been excavated in the state of Louisiana. In terms of preservation conditions, archaeological features, and historic import, it is akin to Louisiana’s Jamestown or Plymouth Plantation -- two other colonial centers that might be better understood through comparison with this other American foundation story."  An overview covering multiple seasons of work. - illustrated - From uchicago.edu - http://home.uchicago.edu/~sdawdy/stantoinesarch/antoines%20about.html  



 

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