Monthly Archives: June 2011

Unearthing White Magic: Witch Bottles in the Archeological Record

In 1983, National Park Service archeologists conducted a survey of the City Point Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield in Hopewell, Virginia.  The excavation included a series of test trenches dug throughout the site, as well as a thorough investigation of … Continue reading

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Ask A Curator – Apollo 11 Commemorative Key Ring

The most recent edition of Ask a Curator is a perfect example of how curators can use crowd-sourcing and social media to identify objects and add additional information to the catalog records. So what is it? This week’s Ask a Curator object … Continue reading

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