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Unnoticed Modern: The Midcentury Architecture of Evansville, Indiana

by Alan Higgins, Director of Architectural and Cultural History Over the last year, I have been spearheading a study to document the midcentury architecture of Evansville, Indiana, a regional center on the Ohio River that, like many communities, witnessed numerous

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Addressing the Next Generation of Historic Resources – Modern + Recent Past Architecture

The task of architectural documentation and assessment is the product of an ever-evolving field that, with the passage of time, must constantly take new periods and types of resources into consideration. Even now, resources from the Modern era have largely

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Excavations at the Artesian Branch Site

by Richard Herndon, Principal Investigator Artesian Branch was a large Late Woodland site investigated during the course of the AOS project (see http://www.modot.org/ehp/AvenueofSaints.htm on the MoDOT website for a summary of the AOS project). Located at the base of a

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Pottery and Tools Recovered from the Carskadon Site Tell a Story

by Richard Herndon, Principal Investigator Yesterday I introduced the Carskadon Site that CRA excavated during the AOS project. The site has a Middle Woodland occupation (circa A.D. 1–250). Many of the traits observed in the ceramics and lithic artifacts indicated

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Excavations at the Carskadon Site

by Richard Herndon, Principal Investigator Carskadon was another site investigated during the course of the AOS project (see http://www.modot.org/ehp/AvenueofSaints.htm on the MoDOT website for a summary of the AOS project). This site was periodically inhabited over the last 2,000 years

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Excavations at the Baxter Lake Site

by Andrew Bradbury, Principal Investigator Today I would like to present some information that we learned as a result of our excavations at the Baxter Lake site . The site was one of many sites that CRA investigated during the

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Excavations at the Berhorst Site

by Andrew Bradbury During the course of the AOS project, CRA had the opportunity to investigate a number of interesting sites. Here, I’ll discuss one aspect of our analysis of the Berhorst site. A summary of the Berhorst excavations can

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