Archaeology Making the News – A Service of the Center for Desert Archaeology
New Exhibit Highlights Utah’s Ancient Fremont Culture:The Fremont Indian ruins in eastern Utah’s Range Creek Canyon may be the largest undisturbed and most-valuable archaeological find in the state’s history – but you can’t go there. It’s strictly off-limits to everyone but archaeologists. You can, however, sharpen your understanding of the mysterious, prehistoric Fremont people and how they lived on that rugged landscape for 1,000 years by visiting the soon-to-open Range Creek exhibit at the Utah Museum of Natural History on the University of Utah
Texas Rock Shelters Offer Views of the Past: Many Del Rioans are aware that Lake Amistad offers some of the best-preserved archaeology and rock art in the world, but many Del Rioans have yet to see these artifacts in person. Unfortunately, many of artifacts from the Lake Amistad are not currently available for public viewing. Some of the rock art in the area, however, such as art in rock shelters on Lake Amistad, are available for public viewing.
The Story of Juan Bautista de Anza: Certainly one of the most intrepid soldiers on New Mexico’s Spanish frontier was Juan Bautista de Anza (1735-88), who served as colonial governor from 1778-87.
http://tinyurl.com/hvfge – The Rio Rancho Obersver
Chandler High School’s “Old Main” to be Listed on the National Register:A longtime effort to place Chandler High School on the National Register of Historic Places finally seems to be gaining traction. Old Main, the original building when the school opened 84 years ago, might receive such a designation within a year, said Terry Williams, the school’s principal. “What a beautiful thing it would be,” Williams said. “It would really preserve that building. The old Mesa High kind of looked like it, but it burned down.
http://tinyurl.com/fau9t – Arizona Republic