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Because of the federal government shutdown this National Park Service blog is inactive. We’ll start the conversation again when we get back.
For the past few years, both archivists and archeologists from Northeast Museum Services Center (NMSC) have been working on a very special collection that is curated by the African Burial Ground National Monument (AFBG). The site of the AFBG National … Continue reading
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NMSC began this blog in 2010 with a focus on archeology collections. We are gratified by the number of people who have taken the time to read our blog, and appreciate all of the comments both complimentary and critical. In … Continue reading
When it comes to archeology, what’s love got to do with it? Well, everything really. Archeologists aim to understand human behavior through the recovery and analysis of material culture. Love is a basic and universal human behavior, but assigning such … Continue reading
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Archeologists appreciate old gravestones for many reasons, but especially because they can be a great source of information and often provide details that are missing from vital records. But what we can learn is more than just what has been … Continue reading
As our country celebrates George Washington’s birthday today, we are working on a collection of more than a dozen wine bottles recovered from the basement of the Longfellow House – Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site. The site is widely recognized … Continue reading