Category Archives: Historic Structures

The Dunbrody

The Dunbrody ~ Waterford, Ireland ~ This three-masted tall ship in barque style was built in Quebec around 1845 by Thomas Hamilton for the Graves family – merchants from New Ross, Wexford, Ireland. The ship originated as a cargo vessel … Continue reading

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Sheepherder’s Wagon

A Sheepherder’s Wagon There is an excellent donated wagon in Fossil, Oregon. In the front of the school that was built in the 1930’s and last used in 1984 containing all the original equipment used by the sheepherder. “This wagon … Continue reading

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Tobar Ghobnatan (St. Gobnait’s House, Church, Cemetery, Statue, & Well)

Tobar Ghobnatan * Ballyvourney (a.k.a. Baile Bhuirne), County Cork, Ireland * Named after the Matron Saint of Ballyvourney and sacred Bee-Keeping mistress, Saint Ghobnatan, this site is a holy pilgrimage location and monastic settlement known as “Tobar Ghobnatan”. This is … Continue reading

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Taos Pueblo

Taos Pueblo * Pueblo de Taos * ȉałopháymųp’ȍhə́othə̀olbo * ** Taos, New Mexico * www.taospueblo.com * ca. 1000 C.E./1450 C.E. to Present day * As a southwestern Archaeologist, I have always been inspired and intrigued with the Taos Pueblo, the … Continue reading

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Paul Koudounaris’ lecture on Heavenly Bodies : Spectacular Jeweled Skeletons

Paul Koudounaris: Heavenly Bodies* Lecture, Slide Show, and Book Signing * The Strange Factory * Albuquerque, New Mexico * Friday, November 22, 2013 * A race from Taos to Albuquerque to visit a friend’s lecture on his amazing discoveries about … Continue reading

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Bronze Age Boat to be Launched into the Unknown

cross posted from http://news.yahoo.com/press-call-first-experimental-archaeology-bronze-age-boat-171213120.html?goback=.gde_815227_member_217483070   Press Call: A First for Experimental Archaeology – Bronze Age Boat to be Launched into the Unknown PRWeb – Thu, Feb 28, 2013    A unique project to recreate a 4000 year old boat will reach its … Continue reading

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Saints ancient heart stolen from Dublin cathedral – Yahoo! News

By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Associated Press – 21 hrs ago Email 23 Print RELATED CONTENT     Enlarge Photo A tourist gestures at the broken iron cage that housed the heart of St. Laurence … Enlarge Photo The iron cage that housed the heart of St. Laurence … Continue reading

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HMB Endeavour In-Depth: The Officer’s Mess and Gentlemen’s Quarters

HMB EndeavourEagle Pier, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia HMB Endeavour – In-Depth: The Officer’s Mess & Gentlemen’s QuartersHMB EndeavourEagle Pier, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Another interesting area of the HMB Endeavour is the Gentlemen’s Quarters and Officer’s Mess which is stylized after which … Continue reading

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HMB Endeavour In-Depth: The Great Cabin

HMB Endeavour In-Depth: The Great Cabin The HMB Endeavour is the official “replica” of the original of Captain Cook‘s ship, the HMS Endeavour. It was the HMS that was used to sail from England to study of the transit of … Continue reading

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Bronze age man’s lunch: a spoonful of nettle stew | Science | The Observer

Archaeological dig reveals hundreds of objects, from six oak-tree boats to a bowl of food Dalya Alberge, The Observer, Sunday 4 December 2011 Crossposted on this site by WordPress “Press This” application Article history The smallest of six oak boats … Continue reading

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