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This list is no longer maintained but remains online as a resource for our readers. Some links may be broken.

Archaeological Parks in the U.S.
Links to archaeological parks in the United States, listed by state and by region

Archaeological Sites of the Southwest
A catalog of archaeological sites in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah, with ratings, visiting information, and some links, by Michael L. Holder; edited by Gregory H. Bondar of Pennsylvania State University

Colonial Williamsburg
This website features Department of Archaeological Research excavations (Kendall-Garner Site, Atkinson Site, James Wray Site, Douglass Theater Site, and more) as well as a kid's page with games and activities.

The Colony of Avalon Foundation
A non-profit charitable organization created to investigate, preserve, interpret, and develop the remains of the original 17th-century Colony of Avalon.

Echoes From the Past
A virtual journey through Quebec's prehistory

Center for the Study of the First Americans
Discussion and research on the peopling of the Americas--located at Texas A&M University

Gotham Center for New York History
Resource directory, events calendar, and discussion groups focusing on New York City's historical assets--from the City University of New York

Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeology Project
Including a history of the site and a report on recent excavations, from the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities

A Journey to a New Land
Simon Fraser University's website on the first peopling of the New World with interviews, interactive timeline, games for children, etc. Geared to a range of school ages and with teacher-parent guides.

Kennewick Man Virtual Interpretive Center
Find articles, links and updates on this man that caused so much controversy.

National Park Service Archeology Program
Feature stories, ways to participate in archaeology, tools for teaching, and the National Archaeological Database

Louisiana Indian History Website
Basic historic, language, archeology, events, and other background information about Native American Indian nations in the state of Louisiana.

Midwest Archaeological Center
Home page of the Midwest Archaeological Center, part of the National Park Service.

Moundville Archaeological Park
University of Alabama's web page on Moundville, once the largest city in North America.

Notes from the Field:
Notes from the Field: Wisconsin's Great Lakes Shipwrecks

Underwater archaeologists examine several historic shipwrecks and describe their work in daily postings of journal entries and photographs

Recent Archaeological Investigations in Southern Indiana
Excavations by Indiana University are presented here, including Bone Bank and Hovey Lake, Mississippian sites near the confluence of the Ohio and Wabash rivers, and other sites.

Rock Art Pages
Links to rock art sites in the southwestern United States and other areas

The Society for American Archaeology, an international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas

Savannah River Archaeological Research Program
A non-profit group associated with the University of South Carolina and the Department of Energy that offers public archaeology programs in the Central Savannah River Area.

Sipapu—The Anasazi Emergence into the Cyber World
A website dedicated to the study of the prehistoric Anasazi of the southwestern United States. In addition to information on the prehistory of this fascinating cultural tradition, there are also interactive reconstructions of their architecture.

Southeast Archeological Center
Home page of the National Park Service's Southeast Archeological Center

Southwestern Archaeology
Links to many sites covering southwestern archaeology, from Brian Kenny and Matthias Giessler

St. Eustatius Center for Archaeological Research
Info on current research, excavation opportunities, and history

Texas Beyond History
A useful map tool, special exhibits, resources for kids and teachers, faq, glossary, and site search to improve public access to the archeology of Texas

Uncovering Zapotec Life in Mexico's Oaxaca Valley
Join the Field Museum in investigating the history of the Valley of Oaxaca and its pre-Colonial inhabitants.

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