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Ancient Indian Village in Rhode Island Pits Preservation Against Property Rights __ "...archaeological evidence of the Narragansetts’ early presence in Rhode Island has ignited a debate over private development on a site that some consider to be culturally and historically significant."  A news story - From nytimes.com - http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/07/realestate/commercial/07indian.html 

 

Archaeology: Cemetery Resources __ "Cemeteries are among Rhode Island's most unique and most overlooked historic resources. Rhode Island contains at least 2833 historic cemeteries, from small family burial grounds to landscaped garden cemeteries."  Learn how cemeteries can be researched and what can be learned. - From state.ri.us - http://www.rihphc.state.ri.us/archaeology/cemetery.php 

 

The Archaeology of College Hill __ You will find archives and website for the excavations at the First Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island. You will find a forum which is constantly updated. - illustrated - From brown.edu - http://proteus.brown.edu/archaeologyofcollegehill/Home

 

An archaeology of Rhode Island Hall __ "This is a site report for the archaeology of Rhode Island Hall. The primary 'fieldwork' was carried out during the Spring semester 2008, and its aims were threefold. First, to collect all materials relevant to the history of Rhode Island Hall. Second, to document the final semester of relations with the building before its radical transformation into the new Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World. Third, to deploy archaeological practices in an altogether different field of production: by turning them onto the research institute itself."  Reports, click-to-read materials, photos and more. - illustrated - From brown.edu - http://proteus.brown.edu/rihall/Home 

 

Category:Archaeological sites in Rhode Island __ Index of articles related to Rhode Island archaeology found in Wikipedia - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_Rhode_Island

 

Cook's HMS Endeavour found in Rhode Island __ "Wreck of Captain Cook's Endeavour found 17th May 2006"  Find out what underwater archaeologists have learned. - From worldaffairsboard.com - http://www.worldaffairsboard.com/international-economy/12261-cooks-hms-endeavour-found-rhode-island.html 

 

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

 

 

 

The Greene Farm archaeology project: Home __ "The Greene Farm Archaeology Project's research focuses on documenting and interpreting five centuries of cultural and natural landscape transformations on one of the few remaining Providence Plantations."  A general overview of the project. - illustrated - From brown.edu - http://proteus.brown.edu/greenefarm/Home

 

Newport Restoration Foundation __ "Now in its third summer, an archeological dig at one of the Newport Restoration Foundation's historic homes has unearthed thousands of artifacts and exciting information about 18th-century Newport."  A brief overview and photos. - illustrated - From newportrestoration.org - http://www.newportrestoration.org/exhibits_collections/slideshow/22-archeology_dig 

 

Newport Tower __ An encyclopedic article covering history and archaeology along with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newport_Tower_%28Rhode_Island%29

 

NOAA Ocean Explorer - Rhode Island Marine Archaeology __ "Rhode Island, the "Ocean State," has more shipwrecks per square mile than any other state. We know of more than 2,000 ships that have sunk in its waters, ..."  You will find a general overview of marine archaeology in Rhode Island. - illustrated - From noaa.gov - http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/explorations/08auvfest/logs/may14/may14.html

 

Rhode Island Archaeology Museum Directory __ List of archaeology museums in Rhode Island - From museumsusa.org - http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/?k=1271407%2CCategoryID%3A1601640%3BState%3ARI%3BDirectoryID%3A200454 

 

Rhode Island beach erosion unearths buried ship __ "Receding sand near East Matunck Beach in South Kingstown has unveiled an 34 foot long buried ship. Experts say the vessel could be anywhere from decades old, up to hundreds of years old."  A news article. - illustrated - From archaeologydaily.com - http://www.archaeologydaily.com/news/201007254588/Rhode-Island-beach-erosion-unearths-buried-ship.html  

 


Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission __ "The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission is your state agency for historical preservation and heritage programs. The Commission operates a statewide historical preservation program that identifies and protects historic buildings, districts, and archaeological sites." They pretty much covered it in that quote. You will find articles, a state survey of historical places, and good links. - illustrated - From Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission - http://www.rihphc.state.ri.us/

 

Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project __ "RIMAP is a not-for-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the study of Rhode Island's maritime history and the archaeological study of cultural resources related to that history."  Learn about the organization, goals and accomplishments. - From rimap.org - http://www.rimap.org/ 

 

Rhode Island Preservation Plan Profile. __ Learn how the state plans to protect historical and archaeological sites. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/risland.htm

 

Salt Pond Archaeological Site __ "The twenty-five acre Salt Pond Archaeological Site contains the remains of a large coastal village dating from 1250, the most complex and intact pre-contact village site discovered in New England,..."   Learn about the threat to the site and how important the site is.  Updates too. - From preserveri.org - http://www.preserveri.org/content/salt-pond-archaeological-site?phpMyAdmin=sG8Iq2gXzi7fGveaLXXmNKnLiZf&phpMyAdmin=ceddd01d6117586486b572ae79cd70b3

 

Summary of a Report on the Newport Tower __ "The Newport Rhode Island stone tower has long been a contentious issue -- 17th century windmill, Viking, watch-tower, church or ?"  Learn what archaeological research has shown. - From Doug’s Archaeology site - http://www.ramtops.co.uk/index.html  


 

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