The Secret Telegraphic Codes of Henry Ford

Published on May 27th, 2009 | by Admin

An archivist at the Henry Ford Musuem was looking through the vast collection of office papers when she came across what she thought was a secret code. It turned out to be a commercial telegraphic code. [&hellip... Read More


Rare WW2 photographs discovered

Published on May 27th, 2009 | by Admin

A photo album put together by a British soldier as he fought in WWII has been uncovered, with rare pictures of Prime Minister Winston Churchill congratulating the troops. Fixed in a black-paged book, covered in a [&hellip... Read More


Ancient well unearthed in woman’s back garden

Published on May 27th, 2009 | by Admin

The original Camber Well, which gave it’s name to the London district of Camberwell, has been been unearthed in a woman’s backyard. It is thought to be between 2-3,000 years old. “I was only about two [&hellip... Read More


Preserving New England’s stone walls

Published on May 27th, 2009 | by Admin

Archaeologists, communities and lawmakers are fighting to protect New England’s old stone walls, which for generations have stood as icons to forebears’ gritty resolve against an inhospitable terrain. “We’re turning archaeology into architecture,” he warns of [&hellip... Read More


One of the oldest human habitation sites in North America

Published on May 27th, 2009 | by Admin

Radiocarbon dating on artifacts in a gypsum cave in Nevada shows the site was used by humans over 4,000 years ago. Harrington’s surprise discovery was darts and other human artifacts below the ground sloth layer. Since [&hellip... Read More


300-year-old broom found in monk toilet

Published on May 27th, 2009 | by Admin

A perfectly preserved 300-year-old broom has been found in a Benedictine monastery latrine in Paderborn, Germany. The men had unearthed the contents of a latrine dating from the 1700s, but the church building itself dates back [&hellip... Read More


Ancient Bharuch Fort crumbles in India

Published on May 27th, 2009 | by Admin

An ancient fort in Bharuch, India, is crumbling since no structural maintenance has been carried out for a long time. The historical fort was constructed between 1094 and 1143 AD by Siddhraj Jaysinh and renovated by [&hellip... Read More


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