Indigenous people, primarily the Chumash, inhabited the...
Serpent Mound in rural Adams County, Ohio, is one of the...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, is...
A new discovery in Northwestern Mexico, at an...
What will visitors learn during a visit to First Peoples...
“The illegal trade in artifacts is very lucrative and...
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Researching the Past

Alysa Landry
4/25/14
Nashville’s Minor League Baseball team is expected to start the 2015 season on a brand new ball field, but the $65 million stadium is being constructed on top of layers of history...
Christina Rose
4/22/14
In the woodlands of Wisconsin an effigy mound of a bird towers 50 feet above a sand and gravel quarry. At one time, there were seven mounds on the site, known as the Ward Mounds...
Geoffrey Sea
4/10/14
On March 17, a man strolling through the Oak Glen Nature Preserve along the Great Miami River noticed a patch of black crude oil in an intermittent stream bed...
Geoffrey Sea
4/8/14
A consortium of preservation groups made history on March 18 by winning a land auction for one of the most important surviving Adena earthworks of the Ohio Valley...
ICTMN Staff
4/3/14
A collection of cultural artifacts that took a 91-year-old Indiana man eight decades to amass was seized Wednesday, April 2 by the FBI, reports the Indy Star ...
ICTMN Staff
3/27/14
“Sandy” is an 18-inch sandstone statue of a kneeling male figure that was carved between 1000 and 1350 A.D. during the Mississippian period...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/14
A winning bid of $650,000 by a conservancy group was enough to save the last privately owned Hopewell earthworks site in Ohio from development, reports the Chillicothe Gazette ...
Christina Rose
3/21/14
For more than 150 years, outsiders have ventured onto tribal lands and helped themselves to fossils and dinosaur bones...
Christina Rose
3/4/14
During the 18 years of Walter Lamar’s career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he responded to the Rodney King riots Los Angeles, partipated in the Branch Davidian standoff...
Rick Kearns
2/27/14
Archaeologists and a Yup’ik community in western Alaska received a major grant to help them save an ancient settlement that is falling into the sea...

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