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Regional and State Archeology Resources

(image) Map of the United States, showing both state and NPS regional boundaries.

NATIONWIDE LINKS

Contacts and Links for Society for American Archaeology Public Education Committee Network of State and Provincial Education Coordinators and programs

ALASKA REGION (AKR)

National Park Service NPS
Prehistory of Alaska and Alaska National Parks
The Pantheon Saloon Complex at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Alaska

State Agencies
Alaska Project Archaeology, Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Educational Institutions
University of Alaska Museum Archaeology Collection Homepage

General Guides
Kodiak Archaeology
Bureau of Land Management Learning Landscape for Teachers

PACIFIC WEST REGION (PWR)
(California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington)

California

State Agencies
California Parks Archaeology, History, and Museum Collections (Search for archaeology.)

Organizations
Society for California Archaeology
California Central Coast Archaeology
Archaeological, Conservation and Preservation Projects at California Missions and Other Hispanic Sites

Hawaii

State Agencies
Hawaii State Historic Preservation Division Inter-Agency Archaeological Services

Idaho

Museums
The Idaho Museum of Natural History

Nevada

State Agencies
State of Nevada Department of Museums, Library and Arts

Museums
The Lost City Museum of Archaeology:
Cut and paste this URL into your browser: http://comnett.net/~kolson/

Oregon

State Agencies
Oregon Department of Transportation Archaeology Environmental Services

Museums
Oregon Museum of Natural History
Mammoth Park

Organizations
Oregon Archaeological Society

Washington

Federal Agencies
Hanford Cultural and Historic Resources Program

Museums
Burke Museum Archaeology

Organizations
Association for Washington Archaeology

INTERMOUNTAIN REGION (IMR)
(Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

General Regional Guides
Archaeological Sites of the Southwest
Great Plains Archaeology on the Web

Western National Parks Association
Southwestern Archaeology

Arizona

State Agencies
Arizona State Museum Archaeological Research

Educational Institutions
Indiana Jones Meets Reality Adventure Into Archaeology
Arizona Archaeological Council
Archaeology of Ancient Arizona Multi-Media Extended University Lesson

Museums
Pueblo Grande Museum and Archeological Park

Topical
3-D Hohokam Pithouse

Colorado

Federal Agencies
Anasazi Heritage Center, Bureau of Land Management, Colorado

State Agencies
Colorado Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation

Organizations
Crow Canyon Archaeological Center
Colorado Archaeology Society

General Guides
Artslynx Colorado Cultural History Links

Montana

Federal Agencies
Billings Curation Center (BLM)

State Agencies
Montana Archaeology Education Resource

Organizations
Montana Archaeological Society

New Mexico

Museums
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum of New Mexico
The Southeastern New Mexico Archaeological Foundation
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General Guides
Links Related to the Archaeology of New Mexico

Santa Fe Trail, National Scenic Byways Program

Oklahoma

General Guides
The Oklahoma Archaeological Survey

Texas

State Agencies
Texas Historical Commission

Museums
Houston Museum of Natural History

Educational Institutions
Texas A&M University
Texas Beyond History: Uncovering Our Cultural Heritage
Center for Archaeological Research, University of Texas at San Antonio

Organizations
Texas Archaeological Society
The Southern Texas Archaeological Association
Nightengale Archaeological Center at Kingsland

Topical
Texas Archaeology and the Law

Utah

State Agencies
Utah Statewide Archaeological Society
Utah State Historical Society Archaeology / Antiquities Section

Educational Institutions
University of Utah Archaeological Center

Organizations
Utah Professional Archaeological Council

General Guides
Archaeological Sites in Utah

MIDWEST REGON (MWR)
(Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)

General Regional Guides
National Park Service Midwest Archeology Center
Center for American Archaeology
Plains Anthropological Society
Great Plains Archaeology on the Web

From Site to Story: The Upper Mississippi's Buried Past

Arkansas

Organizations
Arkansas Archaeological Society

General Guides
Arkansas Archaeological Survey
First Encounters-The Contact Period in the Mississippi Valley

Illinois

State Agencies
Illinois Association for the Advancement of Archaeology

Museums
Dickson Mounds Museum
Illinois State Museum On-line Exhibits

Educational Institutions
Center for American Archaeology
Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University

Cahokia Mounds Research Facility

Indiana

Educational Institutions
Glenn A. Black Laboratory of Archaeology

Topical
Archaeology in Indiana-The Early Years

Iowa

Museums
The Putnam Museum of History and Natural Science

Organizations
Iowa Archaeological Society

Topical
Geoarchaeology in Iowa

Kansas

State Agencies
Kansas State Historical Society Archaeology Programs

Museums
University of Kansas Anthropological Research and Cultural Collections
Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology

Organizations
Kansas City Archaeological Society (KCAS)
Kansas Anthropological Association
Archaeological Association of South Central Kansas (AASCK)

Michigan

Museums
University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology

Educational Institutions
Industrial Archaeology at Michigan Tech

Organizations
Michigan Archaeological Society

Minnesota

State Agencies
Minnesota's Historic Shipwrecks
Minnesota's Department of Transportation
Minnesota Office of the State Archaeologist

Educational Institutions
Minnesota Historical Society Archaeology
Minnesota Historical Society East Terrace Site

Topical
Minnesota Archaeology-From Site to Story
Minnesota Prehistory

Missouri

State Agencies
The Missouri State Historic Preservation Office Archaeology

Organizations
Missouri Archaeological Society

Topical
Preservation Issues

Nebraska

State Agencies
NEBRASKAland
Nebraska State Historical Society Archaeology Division
Nebraska Association for Professional Archaeologists
Nebraska Archaeological Survey

North Dakota

State Agencies
State Historical Society of North Dakota

Organizations
North Dakota Archaeological Association

Ohio

State Agencies
Ohio Historical Society Archaeology Collections

Museums
Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Educational Institutions
Earthworks

South Dakota

Educational Institutions
South Dakota Archaeological Research Center
The Archaeology Laboratory at Augustana College

General Guides
Frequently Asked Questions about South Dakota Archaeology

Topical
Lakota Dakota Information Home Page

Wisconsin

Organizations
Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Central Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Educational Institutions
Southeastern Wisconsin Archaeology Program
Archaeological Research Laboratory
Central Wisconsin Archaeology Center

SOUTHEAST REGION (SER)
(Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee)

General Regional Guides
Ancient Architects of the Mississippi
National Park Service Southeast Archeological Center
National Park Service Southeast Archeological Center Underwater Archeology
Learning About and Exploring Lower Mississippi Delta Heritage
Southeastern Archaeological Conference

Alabama

Educational Institutions
Old Mobile Archaeology
Center for Archaeological Studies
Dust Cave Archaeological Field School

Museums
Moundville Archaeological Park
Office of Archaeological Research, University of Alabama

Organizations
Alabama Archaeological Society

Florida

State Agencies
Florida State Bureau of Archaeological Research
Florida Archaeological Council
Florida Historical Contexts

Educational Institutions
University of West Florida Archaeology Institute

Museums
Florida Museum of Natural History

Organizations
Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society

Topical
Aucilla River Prehistory Project

Georgia

State Agencies
Archeology in the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Organizations
Society for Georgia Archaeology
Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists
Georgia Indians
Georgia Mountains Archaeological Society

Kentucky

State Agencies
Kentucky Archaeological Survey
Kentucky Heritage Council
Kentucky Heritage Council Archaeological Publications
University of Kentucky, Program for Archaeological Research

Museums
Archaeology and Kentucky's Timeline, William S. Webb Museum of Anthropology

Louisiana

State Agencies
Louisiana Division of Archaeology

Topical
Prehistoric Mounds of the Lower Mississippi Valley

Mississippi

National Park Service
Indian Mounds of Mississippi

State Agencies
Mississippi Archaeological Association
Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Educational Institutions
Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center

North Carolina

State Agencies
North Carolina Archaeology

Educational Institutions
East Carolina University Phelps Archaeology Laboratory

Puerto Rico

National Park Service
Prehistory of the Caribbean Culture Area

South Carolina

National Park Service and Army corps of Engineers
In Search of the Past

Educational Institutions
South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology
Institute for Southern Studies

Museums
Saint Elena and Charlesfort

Organizations
Council of South Carolina Professional Archaeologists

Tennessee

Museums
Frank H. McClung Museum
Chucalissa Archaeological Museum and Reconstructed Indian Village

General Guides
Tennessee Archaeology Net

NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION (NCR)
(Washington, D.C. and environs)

General Regional Guides
Prehistory on the mall at the Washington Monument, Washington D.C. Area

National Park Service
National Capital Region Regional Archeology Program

Federal Agencies
Naval Historical Center Underwater Archaeology Branch

Topical
Indians of Virginia, the District of Columbia, and Maryland

District of Columbia

City Agencies
District of Columbia Office of Planning

National Park Service
District of Columbia Park Guide

Museums
Dumbarton Oaks
Archaeological Investigations, National Museum of the American Indian Site, Washington D.C.

NORTHEAST REGION (NER)
(Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia)

General Regional Guides
Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference
Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology

Connecticut

State Agencies
Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism

Museums
Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University

Delaware

State Agencies
Delaware State Historic Preservation Office


Delaware Department of Transportation Archaeology

Museums
Delaware Archaeology Museum

Maine

State Agencies
Maine State Museum Archaeological Laboratory
Maine Historic Preservation Commission Archaeology

Educational Institutions
University of Maine at Farmington Archaeology Research Center
Archaeology at the University of Maine

Museums
Hudson Museum, University of Maine
The Davistown Museum

Organizations
Maine Archaeological Society

Topical
Quest: Maine Digs
Sebago-Presumpscot Anthropology Project

Maryland

State Agencies
Maryland Historical Trust

Educational Institutions
Archaeology at the University of Maryland

Museums
Historic St. Mary's City Archaeology
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
Diagnostic Artifacts in Maryland

Organizations
Archaeological Society of Maryland
Historic Annapolis Foundation

Massachusetts

State Agencies
Massachusetts Historical Commission

Educational Institutions
Andrew Fiske Center for Archaeological Research, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Anthropology at Harvard University

Boston University Department of Archaeology
University of Massachusetts Archaeological Services

Museums
Fruitlands Museums
The Robbins Museum of Archaeology
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography
Archaeology at Plimoth Plantation

Organizations
Western Massachusetts Society of the Archaeological Institute of America
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

New Hampshire

State Agencies
New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources

Educational Institutions
Archaeology at Strawberry Banke, Portsmouth, NH

Organizations
New Hampshire Archaeological Society

New Jersey

Educational Institutions
Center for Archaeological Studies

Organizations
Archaeological Society of New Jersey

New York

State Agencies
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
The Cultural Resource Survey Program of the New York State Museum

Educational Institutions
Public Archaeology Facility at SUNY Binghamton

Museums
New York State Museum
SUNY Buffalo Archaeological Survey
Old Fort Niagara

Organizations
New York State Archaeological Association

New York State Archaeological Council

Pennsylvania

State Agencies
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Educational Institutions
Indiana University of Pennsylvania Archaeological Services

Museums
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life
Shawnee Minisink Site
State Museum of Pennsylvania
Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Organizations
Preservation Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Archaeological Council
Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology

Rhode Island

State Agencies
Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission
Haffenraffer Museum of Anthropology

General Guides
Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project

Vermont

Organizations
Vermont Archaeological Society

General Guides
Vermont Historical Society

State Agencies
Vermont Agency of Transportation Environmental Section

Virginia

State Agencies
Virginia Department of Historic Resources

Museums
Gunston Hall Plantation Archaeology
Archaeology at Colonial Williamsburg
The Alexandria Archaeology Museum
Archaeology at Poplar Forest
Archaeology at George Washington's Ferry Farm
Archaeology at Montpelier
Mount Vernon Archaeology

Organizations
Archaeological Society of Virginia
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities

General Guides
Atlas of Virginia Archaeology

West Virginia

State Agencies
West Virginia Division of Culture and History

General Guides
West Virginia Archaeology Index

Park-specific archeology resources
Because each park contains a unique combination of resources, it is suggested that interpreters compile a list that is specific to the park in which s/he works. Resources may include but are not limited to:

- Web sites
- Interpretive programs
- Park planning documents
- Park management documents
- Regionwide and park-specific archeological documents
- Books
- Guides
- Pamphlets
- Maps
- Brochures
- Videos
- Educational materials
- Exhibition catalogs
- Photographs
- Archeological site reports
- Archeological project record

 

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