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Homes of Tomorrow at Indiana Dunes

Homes of Tomorrow at Indiana Dunes

Homes of Tomorrow at Indiana Dunes by Leah J. Konicki Century of Progress Houses Moved to Indiana Tucked away in a quiet spot along the shore of Lake Michigan in the Indiana Dunes National Park is a cluster of unique houses. Now listed in the National Register of...

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Revisiting the Towpath of the Ohio and Erie Canal

Revisiting the Towpath of the Ohio and Erie Canal

Investigating the archaeology of the Towpath of the Ohio and Erie Canal in Summit County, Ohio by David F. Klinge, MA, RPA Mitigating the adverse effects of modern environmental requirements with archaeological investigation of the Towpath of the Ohio and Erie Canal...

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100th ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

100th ANNIVERSARY OF WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

By Ann Cramer, Hocking County Historical Society.    This month we mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which established women’s right to vote, or suffrage.  For almost a century of discussions, protests, and movements, the 19th...

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Tools of the Trade: County Atlases

Tools of the Trade: County Atlases

Tools of the Trade: County Atlases Architectural historians use a variety of historic map resources as sources of information about buildings and their residents. Nineteenth century county atlases are an important source of information regarding buildings,...

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Don’t MIRE your project in a Wetland!

Don’t MIRE your project in a Wetland!

By Stuart Jennings, M.A., PWS, ASC Group Senior Ecologist. Topographic maps connect the natural and the man-made environments like wetlands for development The United States Geologic Survey (USGS) is a federal program that was established in 1879. Shortly thereafter,...

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Early Wetland Detection

Early Wetland Detection

Don’t MIRE your project in a Wetland! National Wetland Inventory mapping is a useful tool in early wetland detection The National Wetland Inventory (NWI) is a widely used database employed by Wetland Scientists and produced by the United States Fish and Wildlife...

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