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  • Sonne ins Haus (Taft photo) from Bild Magazine
    Poster child for the Third Reich was in reality Jewish
    Hessy Taft had become a poster child for the Third Reich at six months old. Beautiful, blonde-haired and blue-eyed, she looked like the perfect embodiment of Hitler’s dream of an Aryan master race. After having won a beauty contest run by...
  • Strange artifacts found in rock layers of the Earth
    Strange artifacts found in rock layers of the Earth
    Many strange artifacts have been found of man-made objects in coal and other rock layers. These out of place artifacts found encased in coal include a thimble, iron pot, eight carat gold chain, three throwing spears, metallic vessel inlaid with...
  • Artifact
    Traveling into the past...NCMA Archaeology Lab
    There's nothing more exciting for those interested inarchaeologythan the real-life opportunity to hold a thousand-year-old artifactcreated and used byancient peoples. Whether it be a pottery sherd from Native American Woodland Period Paleo...
  • Mountain History Museum, front
    Museum open weekends in Lake Arrowhead
    Mountain History Museum is open to the public Saturdays and Sundays in September and October, and admission is free. Donations are welcome, and a small store at the entrance offers books and photographs for sale to support the museum.Exhibits...
  • Bullets, bowls, buckles, buttons, found buried in basement from Civil War battle
    Bullets, bowls, buckles, buttons, found buried in basement from Civil War battle
    One can only speculate why Union artifacts were found in a distinctly Southern city. Could Union soldiers have been seeking refuge from Rebel snipers hidden in the ruined buildings outside? Were they, in fact, among the Yankee soldiers who...
  • Michael C. Carlos Museum
    Travel the world and transverse time at Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory
    There is no more fascinating place in Atlanta, in my opinion, than the Michael C. Carlos Museum on Emory University campus.At this museum, I have viewed Egyptian mummies and golden Mayan artifacts. I have seen ancient Asian treasures and...
  • Teacher obtains NASA Artifact for Hammock Pointe Elementary School
    Teacher obtains NASA Artifact for Hammock Pointe Elementary School
    The hindsight of a teacher is worth millions and is an invaluable commodity in providing motivation with training of a student. Julie Belford, a 4th grade Hammock Pointe Elementary School teacher, is to be commended for taking the initiative to...
  • Amazing stegosaurus artifact found in ancient ruins
    Amazing stegosaurus artifact found in ancient ruins
    If you go to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh you will see a fossil skeleton of Stegosaurus ungulatus on display in Dinosaur Hall. Stegosaurus means "clawed plated lizard".Recently they found a sculpture of a...
  • Historic KJV Bible
    "Eat, drink, and be merry!" Exhibit Opening at Harry Ransom Center UT- Austin
    The Harry Ransom Center's (HRC) latest exhibit celebrates the 400th anniversary of the first printing of the King James Bible. In conjunction with the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Bodleian Library of the University of Oxford, the HRC...
  • GNRS North/South 2012 Bull Plantation, South Carolina Relic Hunt
    GNRS North/South 2012 Bull Plantation, South Carolina Relic Hunt
    The GNRS North/South 2012 Bull Plantation, South Carolina relic hunt was held on January 20-21. Approximately 125 metal detectorists gathered on a fantastic location with the permission of the owners. This site was an old southern plantation and...
  • The House of Masks and other treasures
    The House of Masks
    On one of Antigua’s many cobblestone streets, with a perfect distant view of the majestic Volcano they call Agua, is a small store. Known as La Casa de las Escudillas, or The House of the Masks, they recently added even more interesting...
  • Crater Rock Museum
    Crater Rock Museum – A buried treasure in our back yard!
    For all the event planners in our beautiful valley, there is a treasure to be discovered! Crater Rock Museum has meeting rooms that will handle up to 100 people and a kitchen available to serve the refreshments! Caterers will love the kitchen, or...
  • No distinguishing characteristics
    The quest for Blackbeard's sunken treasure
    Walk the planks of Beaufort’s boardwalk, and you will see that Blackbeard has taken this charming little seaside town hostage. On November 21, 1996, the wreckage of what is believed to be Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's...
  • The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago
    Uncovering the past, Part 4
    The Regenstein Laboratory, in the heart of The Field Museum’s Pacific area exhibits, assists archaeological projects in the Pacific regions of Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Australia and New Zealand.J. P. Brown works as Conservator in...
  • Ulmec Head Sculpture
    Uncovering the past, Part 2
    Once archaeologists locate a promising site, many tasks need to be completed before any sampling is done.The scientists must obtain governmental permits and permissions. This sometimes lengthy process occasionally slows the entire project. It...