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Pine Level Townsite makes it to the National Register of Historic Places!

Originally published in the Arcadian Date: Oct 9, 2014; Section: Arcadian; Page: AS11 For images from the original story click this link By CAROL MAHLER DESOTO CO. HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Pine Level townsite was listed on the U.S. Department of the Interior’s National Register of Historic Places on Sept. 17. A ceremony to celebrate this honor […]

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FPAN West Central Summer 2014 Newsletter

To check out the latest edition of the FPAN West Central Newsletter click this link: FPAN West Central Summer Newsletter

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Saving Florida’s Past is Worth the Trouble

This week, Tampa Bay Times reporter, Ben Montgomery, and columnist, Daniel Ruth, dissed their readership by diminishing the importance of Florida archaeology and by continuing the idea that artifacts of prehistory (and those from historical times for that matter) are worth something in dollars and cents. They are worth much more than that. These remains […]

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Recognize your Temper Before It’s too Late!

By: Kassie Kemp   As archaeologists, we learn about past peoples through the artifacts they left behind. Just as the dishes in your kitchen say something about you, the prehistoric pottery archaeologists find says something about the early Floridians who made it.  Pottery as an artifact can tell us about the everyday lives of past […]

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Dig into Summer in the latest edition of the FPAN West Central newsletter!

Our summer newsletter is here! Follow the link below to learn more about how you can shape historic preservation in Florida, archaeology events out at the Weedon Island Preserve in St. Pete, recent USF grad Marty Menz’s take on shell tools, and much more…. http://flpublicarchaeology.org/uploads/wcrc/July_2013_newsletter.pdf

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Spring Newsletter is here!

Spring Newsletter is Hot off the Presses! Follow the link below to check out the latest edition of FPAN West Central’s newsletter. We have a lot of exciting things to tell you about that we have been working on, and that are upcoming for this summer, so make sure to check it out! http://flpublicarchaeology.org/uploads/wcrc/April_2013_newsletter.pdf In […]

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Winter 2013 Newsletter is Here!

Check out the newest edition of the FPAN West Central newsletter and you might learn: what the Weedon Island canoe and modern paddle boarders have in common, why Becky has been wandering around her neighborhood looking at storm drains, Ryan’s favorite gastropod, all about our new interns in the West Central, what to look forward […]

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Fall Newsletter is hot off the presses!

Click the link below to check out the latest installment of the FPAN West Central newsletter. We’ve been busy the last few months, but there are also a lot of cool events and opportunities coming up so make sure to check it out! http://flpublicarchaeology.org/uploads/wcrc/october_2012_newsletter.pdf

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Summer 2012 Newsletter

Check out the newest edition of our newsletter at the link below and see all the exciting things we have been up to at the FPAN West Central office!   http://flpublicarchaeology.org/uploads/wcrc/july_2012_newsletter.pdf    

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February 2012 Newsletter

Please follow the link below to read our latest newsletter. There is information about Florida Archaeology Month 2012, Cemetery Resource Protection Training (CRPT), and the Society for Historical Archaeology meetings. February 2012 Newsletter

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