Other Sources of Information About Archaeology
About.com Archaeology Guide
includes links to archaeological information worldwide
Los Adaes State Historic Site,
provides information from the Louisiana Office of State Parks about Los Adaes State Historic Site, where a Spanish fort was built in the early 1700s
Historic Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico
gives updates on the US Minerals Management Service's underwater archaeology projects.
The Indian Mounds of Louisiana Project,
looks at the technical challenges and processes available to create 3D Terrain Models out of point survey data of ancient sites.
Louisiana Archaeological Society (LAS),
brings together professional and advocational archaeologists interested in investigating, interpreting, and preserving information on the prehistoric Indians and the early history of Louisiana.
Marksville State Historic Site,
provides information from the Louisiana Office of State Parks about the mound site in the town of Marksville.
NPS Lower Mississippi Delta Projects,
provides an introduction to the history and prehistory of the Lower Mississippi River region and the initiatives in this area by the National Park Service.
NPS Southeast Archaeological Center,
gives information about prehistory and history of the southeast US and the Caribbean; has extensive links.
Office of Indian Affairs,
the only agency within state government whose sole purpose is to address Indian issues.
Passport in Time,
describe a volunteer program of the USDA Forest Service.
Port Hudson Civil War Battlefield,
provides information from the Louisiana Office of State Parks about extensive Civil War earthwork fortifications that are open to the public at Port Hudson State Historic Site.
Point State Historic Site,
provides information from the Louisiana Office of State Parks about a 3,700-year-old Indian ceremonial center with mounds and earthworks in northeast Louisiana.
Prehistoric Mounds in the Lower Mississippi Valley,
describes the importance of mounds in this region; prepared by the Southeastern Archeological Center, National Park Service.
Society for Historical Archaeology,
gives information about historical archaeology, the society's annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, and graduate programs in historical and underwater archaeology.
The WWWorld of Archaeology,
provides World Wide Web links from Archaeology Magazine, a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America.
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