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New history galleries coming to Bellingham's Old City Hall - The Bellingham Herald (blog)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 22:13

The Bellingham Herald (blog)

New history galleries coming to Bellingham's Old City Hall
The Bellingham Herald (blog)
Also, a small gallery on the second floor, a space with windows overlooking Bellingham Bay, will become an exhibit about the area's maritime history. Those two changes should be finished by next fall, Leach said. On the third floor, display cases now ...

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Fragments of history revealed during Ertuğrul excavations - Daily Sabah


Daily Sabah

Fragments of history revealed during Ertuğrul excavations
Daily Sabah
The excavation project, carried out in partnership with the Bodrum Culture and Art Foundation (BOSAV) and the Underwater Archaeology Institute, was promoted to the world with 11 exhibitions in both Turkey and Japan, and over 800 newspaper articles and ...

Joint effort to help preserve famed Cyprus shipwreck - Famagusta Gazette


Famagusta Gazette

Joint effort to help preserve famed Cyprus shipwreck
Famagusta Gazette
... that the project aimed to enhance the ship`s conservation "so that it may continue to represent the common history of Cyprus and increase both communities' awareness of the importance of protecting, studying and preserving the island's maritime ...

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Who played sunken ship's trumpet? - NWAOnline


NWAOnline

Who played sunken ship's trumpet?
NWAOnline
Despite its condition and its decades on the bottom of the ocean, the instrument may hold clues to its owner, said Robert Neyland, head of the underwater archaeology branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command. Conservators have found the ...

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Who played sunken ship's trumpet? - Northwest Arkansas News


Northwest Arkansas News

Who played sunken ship's trumpet?
Northwest Arkansas News
Despite its condition and its decades on the bottom of the ocean, the instrument may hold clues to its owner, said Robert Neyland, head of the underwater archaeology branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command. Conservators have found the ...

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Who played sunken ship's trumpet? - Northwest Arkansas News


Northwest Arkansas News

Who played sunken ship's trumpet?
Northwest Arkansas News
Despite its condition and its decades on the bottom of the ocean, the instrument may hold clues to its owner, said Robert Neyland, head of the underwater archaeology branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command. Conservators have found the ...

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History in scale at the Malta Maritime Museum - Malta Independent Online

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 02:35

Malta Independent Online

History in scale at the Malta Maritime Museum
Malta Independent Online
The members of the Society for Scale Modellers will be holding their 35th Annual Scale Model Exhibition between Wednesday 10 February and Sunday 14 February at the Malta Maritime Museum at the Vittoriosa Waterfront. The models on exhibit will consist ...

A wreck of historic importance - Cyprus Mail


Cyprus Mail

A wreck of historic importance
Cyprus Mail
The collaboration of these institutions marks a first in local underwater archaeology, as no foreign organisations are involved. What makes this discovery special is its incredible state of preservation, which classifies the site among the rare cases ...

Archaeology in Quebec Pointe-a-Calliere Museum - The Siver Times


The Siver Times

Archaeology in Quebec Pointe-a-Calliere Museum
The Siver Times
The museum revisits some of the history of Quebec, whose trade and commerce between Europeans and Aboriginal people, daily life in the 18th and 19th century, as well as underwater archeology. The items were loaned by a dozen organizations, including ...

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Lake becomes archaeological site for bison - DL-Online


DL-Online

Lake becomes archaeological site for bison
DL-Online
The men were asked to cease diving until an archaeological team could be assembled. The site was registered as an official archaeological site. Future study may include underwater excavations and an archaeological dig on the nearby land. Two years ...

No, the Ancient Greeks Didn't Have Laptops - Discovery News


Discovery News

No, the Ancient Greeks Didn't Have Laptops
Discovery News
Last December, silly claims that archaeologists in Austria unearthed a clay tablet with a cuneiform writing perfectly resembling a modern-day mobile phone went viral. Now it's time for ... Small 'Underwater Pompeii' Found Off Greek Island. “This pose ...

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Lecture to delve into maritime history - Times Record (subscription)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:56

Lecture to delve into maritime history
Times Record (subscription)
WISCASSET As part of a four-part winter lecture series, the Lincoln County Historical Association will be hosting historian Lincoln Paine this Sunday, who will be giving some insight into the maritime collections at the Maine Maritime Museum in Bath.

Sunken vessel a treasure trove for archaeologists - Shanghai Daily (subscription)


Sunken vessel a treasure trove for archaeologists
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
GROPING in the frigid darkness in the South China Sea, underwater archaeologist Sun Jian suddenly touched something. “It must be a big ship,” he thought as he moved forward. The find was the most significant ever maritime archeological discovery in ...

Maritime historian explains museum curator work - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:40

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maritime historian explains museum curator work
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Maritime historian Lincoln Paine will offer insights to the collection of the Maine Maritime Museum. The talk, which is the first in Lincoln County Historical Association's winter lecture series, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7 in the ...

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Maritime historian explains museum curator work - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maritime History articles at Google News - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:40

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maritime historian explains museum curator work
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Maritime historian Lincoln Paine will offer insights to the collection of the Maine Maritime Museum. The talk, which is the first in Lincoln County Historical Association's winter lecture series, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7 in the ...

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A Trumpet Retrieved From a World War II Shipwreck Could Still Hold Its Owner's DNA - Smithsonian


Smithsonian

A Trumpet Retrieved From a World War II Shipwreck Could Still Hold Its Owner's DNA
Smithsonian
hanna Daniel, an archaeological conservator with the Naval History and Heritage Command's Underwater Archaeology Branch (UAB), cleans a trumpet recovered from the USS Houston in UAB's laboratory on the Washington Navy Yard. (U.S. Navy photo by ...
A broken trumpet from a sunken warship holds its secrets from WWIITampabay.com

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To Know Where You're Going, Learn Where You Came From - Indian Country Today Media Network


Indian Country Today Media Network

To Know Where You're Going, Learn Where You Came From
Indian Country Today Media Network
The remains of Paleo Indians have been removed from both underwater archaeological areas, which are on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. This includes what has been described as the oldest existing brain matter found in North America, from ...

Archaeologists find historic roadway uncovered by October flooding - The State


The State

Archaeologists find historic roadway uncovered by October flooding
The State
About 100 yards away, State Underwater Archaeologist James Spirek and his team found that the site of Garners Mill, built in the 1800s, had been damaged by flooding. Spirek said floodwaters swept some timbers from the mill a few hundred yards ...

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After fisherman pulls up bone, Lake Victoria becomes archeological site - Grand Forks Herald


West Central Tribune

After fisherman pulls up bone, Lake Victoria becomes archeological site
Grand Forks Herald
"I never thought I would get any interest in archaeology," Van Surksum said in a previous interview. ... While the students and professor gathered the core samples, Van Surksum and his friends put an underwater camera down in other spots in the area.
After fisherman pulls up bone, Minnesota lake becomes archaeological siteWest Central Tribune

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A broken trumpet from a sunken American warship holds its secrets from WWII - National Post


National Post

A broken trumpet from a sunken American warship holds its secrets from WWII
National Post
Despite its condition, and its decades on the bottom of the ocean, the instrument may hold clues to its owner, said Robert S. Neyland, head of the underwater archaeology branch of the Naval History and Heritage Command. Conservators have found the ...

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