Museum Ships Series III: The Alvin Clark

A Historic Anniversary         At long last in the Museum Ships Series is the former museum ship Alvin Clark, the very pinnacle of failed museum ships. This blog post is timely because November 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Alvin Clark on 8 November 1967. The Alvin Clark was a remarkably intact shipwreck … Continue reading Museum Ships Series III: The Alvin Clark

Current Issues Facing The World’s most (in)Famous Shipwreck: R.M.S. Titanic

Introduction The wreck of the R.M.S. Titanic aside from being the very first image that comes to mind when one considers the words "maritime archaeology" or "shipwreck"; has always been a focal point of controversy since the ship sank April 14, 1912, and when it was first discovered September 1, of 1985.  Admittedly, reading the stories … Continue reading Current Issues Facing The World’s most (in)Famous Shipwreck: R.M.S. Titanic

A General History of the Ward Mound Group & The Burial Sites Conflict in Wisconsin

   Introduction For the inaugural blog post, I am posting the notes I wrote for my guest appearance on the CRM Archaeology Podcast. Episode #91 "Stopping the Destruction of Wisconsin's Mounds" which can be found here: http://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/crmarchpodcast/91 This blog was created out of my tendency to write overly long, wordy, impassioned, Facebook posts. The Facebook post I … Continue reading A General History of the Ward Mound Group & The Burial Sites Conflict in Wisconsin