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More on the Indian Fort Road Site, Just Acquired by the Archaeological Conservancy

Posted by Edward V. Curtin on November 13, 2012 in Archaeology |

BufferIt was recently reported that the Archaeological Conservancy has acquired the Indian Fort Road site near Ithaca,Tompkins County, New York. This is part of a larger effort the Archaeological Conservancy has undertaken to preserve Iroquois sites in central and western New York State. I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Indian Road Fort site with […]

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NY State Archaeologist to Speak on Archaeology in Ballston

Posted by Kerry Nelson on November 7, 2012 in Archaeology, History |

BufferNew York State Archaeologist, Christina Rieth will give a talk entitled “Lost to History: Archaeology for the Ballston Archaeology District” on Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00 p.m. at the Ballston Town Hall, Charlton Road, Ballston, New York.  The talk will trace the history of the community through it’s archaeological remains and historical documents to describe life […]

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A Very Definite Past Meets an Unfortunately Possible Future:  Review of The Great Warming by Brian Fagan

Posted by Edward V. Curtin on November 6, 2012 in Book Reviews |

BufferIn the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, certain recent, widely-reported comments remind me that I have put off for too long a review of a very important book by Brian Fagan on the last period of global warming, AD 800-1300.  For example, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo notes the increasing frequency and severity of storms […]

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