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History of Manatee County to be celebrated Sunday and throughout the rest of ... - Bradenton Herald

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History of Manatee County to be celebrated Sunday and throughout the rest of ...
Bradenton Herald
Historical Boat Tour of Sarasota Bay, Anna Maria Island City Pier on Bridge Street, at 1 p.m. The Florida Maritime Museum is partnering with Paradise Boat Tours to present an educational excursion through Sarasota Bay. During this 90-minute, narrated ...

Sound Tigers could be on the move as AHL experiences upheaval - CT Post

Maritime History articles at Google News - Sat, 02/28/2015 - 21:11

CT Post

Sound Tigers could be on the move as AHL experiences upheaval
CT Post
One of the more stable periods in the history of the AHL ended abruptly in late January with a five-franchise news conference in San Jose, Calif. Five western NHL franchises are moving five AHL teams to California, four of them from east of the I-81 ...

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Archaeologists use underwater wheat to show how British Mesolithic farmers ... - Culture24


Culture24

Archaeologists use underwater wheat to show how British Mesolithic farmers ...
Culture24
Archaeologists say wheat traces off the Solent have revealed a “new chapter” in British and European history 8,000 years ago, suggesting a far more complex hunter-gatherer society which imported exotic food from farmer alliances in France, the Baltic ...

DNA Reveals: Britishers Traded Wheat 2000 Years Before They Grew It - Consolidate Times


Consolidate Times

DNA Reveals: Britishers Traded Wheat 2000 Years Before They Grew It
Consolidate Times
Garry Momber, Director of the Maritime Archaeology Trust says, “It is one of the richest collections of pre-Neolithic worked timbers ever found in Britain or elsewhere in Europe.” “At present, we are only able to examine a tiny percentage of the ...

Plainville teen accused of urging friend to kill himself - Boston Globe (subscription)

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 23:11

Boston Globe (subscription)

Plainville teen accused of urging friend to kill himself
Boston Globe (subscription)
Conrad Roy III had graduated from Old Rochester Regional High School in June with a 3.8 grade-point average, and earned his captain's license from Northeast Maritime Institute, according to his obituary. He was a well-rounded athlete, and had been ...

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Lawyer says order in BP spill clears her in claim fraud allegations; Christine ... - NOLA.com

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 20:06

NOLA.com

Lawyer says order in BP spill clears her in claim fraud allegations; Christine ...
NOLA.com
Fireboats try to extinguish the blaze on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig south of Venice after the rig exploded, leading to one of the worst maritime oil spill in history, on April 21, 2010. (Michael DeMocker / The Times-Picayune). Print · Andy Grimm ...

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Events in Connecticut for March 1-7, 2015 - New York Times

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New York Times

Events in Connecticut for March 1-7, 2015
New York Times
203-582-8633; quinnipiac.edu. HARTFORD Hartford Public Library “Art, History and Social Activism,” the Connecticut Fiber Arts Collective. ... MYSTIC Maritime Art Gallery, at Mystic Seaport “Marine Artists in Winter,” group show. Through April 19. Daily ...

In books, on TV, Civil War centennial fired interest in past - StarNewsOnline.com


In books, on TV, Civil War centennial fired interest in past
StarNewsOnline.com
These led to the founding of what is now the state Underwater Archaeology Branch at Fort Fisher. North Carolina's Confederate Centennial Commission received a bronze medallion from the White House in recognition of its efforts, the first state agency ...

URI Professors Address Contemporary Problems From Historical Perspective at ... - Newswise (press release)


URI Professors Address Contemporary Problems From Historical Perspective at ...
Newswise (press release)
Best known for their studies of marine archaeology, including Revolutionary War ships in Narragansett Bay, Gold Rush-era ships in Alaska, and modern warships off the coast of Virginia, the URI professors consider themselves advocates for more inclusive ...

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URI Professors Address Contemporary Problems From Historical Perspective at ... - Newswise (press release)


URI Professors Address Contemporary Problems From Historical Perspective at ...
Newswise (press release)
Best known for their studies of marine archaeology, including Revolutionary War ships in Narragansett Bay, Gold Rush-era ships in Alaska, and modern warships off the coast of Virginia, the URI professors consider themselves advocates for more inclusive ...

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Might the Brits Have 'Traded' Wheat Long Before They Began To Farm It - Pioneer News


Pioneer News

Might the Brits Have 'Traded' Wheat Long Before They Began To Farm It
Pioneer News
Garry Momber, the Director of the Maritime Archaeology Trust says “The material remains left behind by the people that occupied Britain as it was finally becoming an island 8,000 years ago, show that these were sophisticated people with technologies ...

In the media: Faculty inform the press - William and Mary News


William and Mary News

In the media: Faculty inform the press
William and Mary News
In an Associated Press piece that was picked up by the Washington Post, ABC News, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, among others, Professor of Archaeology Martin Gallivan, who led a dig at ...

Discover the Global underwater robotics market 2015-2019 - WhaTech


Discover the Global underwater robotics market 2015-2019
WhaTech
Underwater robots are used for continuous oceanic surveillance. They are designed to work in challenging environments where the safety and accessibility of divers is compromised. Underwater robots have several applications in the fields of maritime ...

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Ancient Britons Imported Einkorn Wheat 8000 Years Ago, Say Archaeologists - Sci-News.com


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Ancient Britons Imported Einkorn Wheat 8000 Years Ago, Say Archaeologists
Sci-News.com
Dr Allaby and his colleagues found evidence for a variety of wheat known as einkorn at Bouldnor Cliff, an underwater archaeological site off the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom. “The most plausible explanation for the wheat reaching Bouldnor Cliff ...
Prehistoric Britons traded in wheat 2000 years before they farmed itHaaretz
A Wheat Trade in Britain Before Farming, Suggest ResearchersPopular Archaeology
Britons traded wheat 2000yrs ago, early farming started in Near East 10500yrs agoCustoms Today Newspaper
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Historian uncovers 1909 postcard linked to famous Boynton shipwreck - Sun Sentinel

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 10:06

Sun Sentinel

Historian uncovers 1909 postcard linked to famous Boynton shipwreck
Sun Sentinel
Neither Miller nor his friend Roger were on the ship, but the picture of the Coquimbo and Miller's message to Roger help document an important part of the city's maritime history. The postcard read, "Boynton Fl. 8/8/09 — Dear Roger. It has ben (sic) a ...

RGV Civil War Trail explores region's history - Progresstimes


Progresstimes

RGV Civil War Trail explores region's history
Progresstimes
Amy Longoria, a UTPA junior who plans to pursue a degree in marine archaeology, found herself in a lavender dress filled with ruffles and trimmed in white lace. One day, Longoria hopes to explore ancient civilizations now underwater and fill in the ...

Historic 1922 ferry Curlew to be restored by marine enthusiast Harry Tsoukalas - The Daily Telegraph

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:09

The Daily Telegraph

Historic 1922 ferry Curlew to be restored by marine enthusiast Harry Tsoukalas
The Daily Telegraph
The maritime history enthusiast is determined to return the ferry Curlew, which was built at Long Jetty in 1922 and ended its days at the bottom of the Brisbane Water, to its former glory. Sydney-based Mr Tsoukalas has spent thousands of dollars of his ...

Countering China's Maritime Coercion - The Diplomat

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 06:09

The Diplomat

Countering China's Maritime Coercion
The Diplomat
Towering ambitions to rejuvenate China, make it a maritime power, and achieve the “China Dream” notwithstanding, Xi Jinping may not harbor long-term imperial ambitions. Still, why should neighbors hitch their security to a state with a long history of ...

The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new ... - The Independent

Maritime History articles at Google News - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 05:37

The Independent

The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new ...
The Independent
The einkorn DNA - from a substantial quantity of the cereal, most likely in flour form - was recovered by archaeologists from the Maritime Archaeology Trust from a layer of sediment which had lain buried several metres below the seabed. Associated ...
A Wheat Trade in Britain Before Farming, Suggest ResearchersPopular Archaeology

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The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new ... - The Independent


The Independent

The remarkable archaeological underwater discovery that could open up a new ...
The Independent
This underwater discovery could be set to rewrite Britain's prehistoric past (The Maritime Archaeology Trust/Roland Brookes). The species of domesticated wheat - an early form, known as einkorn - was identified by scientists from the University of ...
DNA Discovery Shows British People Ate Imported Wheat 8000 Years AgoSMN Weekly

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