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General Cultural Resource Interest

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Public Archaeology and Modern Society provides information about Cultural Resource Management (CRM), archaeology laws and ethics, the promotion of archaeological stewardship, and much more.

North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources provides current information about cultural resource events, projects, and activities in the state of North Carolina such as Native American Heritage Month and the Queen Anne’s Revenge Project.

Archaeologica News is a source for daily news updates related to archaeology.

North Carolina Archaeological Society is a member-based nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve and study North Carolina’s archaeological past.

Early Maps of Onslow County, North Carolina prior to Camp Lejeune

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Chart of his Majesties Province of North Carolina

A New and Correct Map of the Province of North Carolina drawn from the original of Colo. Mosely’s

A New Map of Carolina




Carte general de la Caroline:  dresse sur les memoires le plus nouveaux

To His Excellency William Lord Palatine, et al.

Onslow County Highway Map, 1938

State Highway System of North Carolina, 1936

Soil Map of Onslow County, 1921

A Complete Map of North Carolina from an Actual Survey, 1770

First Survey of North Carolina, 1808

Teacher Resources

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North Carolina Curriculum Standards

Educator’s Guide:  North Carolina Digital History provides links to more than 800 websites, and over 3,000 digital objects. You can search by era, topic, or curriculum standard.

Documenting the American South:  Classroom Resources, North Carolina History Lesson Plans was created by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to provide educators with a variety of history lesson plans that meet NC curriculum standards.

The Pictograph Wall is an activity created by archaeologist Carol J. Ellick to teach children about pictographs and the preservation of rock art sites.

The Archaeology Laboratory is an activity created by archaeologist Carol J. Ellick to introduce children (5 years and older) to the methods used to process artifacts in an archaeology laboratory.

The Cordage Site is an activity created by archaeologist Carol J. Ellick for children five years and older to make twine bracelets. The activity will teach children about materials that are rare to find in the archaeological record due to their perishable nature.

Digging Archaeology is an archaeology classroom kit for educators to purchase. The kit includes materials based on an actual archaeological site to engage students in hands-on learning.

North Carolina:  The Tar Heel State provides lesson plans for teachers, activities for kids, and general information.

North Carolina Museum of Art provides lesson plans for teachers to encourage students to explore connections between social studies and art.

Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Archaeology for the Public is a website designed for people who want to learn more about the archaeology, archaeologists, and how they work with the public. The site contains educational resources for educators, archaeologists, and students.

Connecting Kids to Conservation is a resource to help you plan conservation projects with youth (Projects, Planning, Case Studies, and Funding).

North American Prehistory provides information about Prehistoric North American societies form the Early Archaic to the Late Prehistoric.

Past Explorers is a site providing information for both educators and students about British archaeology. The site contains information about the British time periods such as the Iron Age and the Bronze Age, and also contains an interactive Anglo-Saxon village.

Montford Point Marines provides documentary film, photography, oral histories, and much more about the history of the nation’s first African American Marines.

North Carolina Maps is a historical map search engine organized by county, region, and primary locations.

North Carolina Digital Collections contains nearly 30,000 photographs, publications, and other resources related to the state of North Carolina.

Intrigue of the Past:  North Carolina’s First People is a teacher’s activity guide for fourth through eighth grade compiled by the Research Laboratories of Archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

National Park Service, History provides information about cultural resource laws, how to get involved with National Park Service projects, education material for teachers, and fun educational material for kids.

Excavating Occaneechi Town was created by the Research Laboratories of Archaeology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and provides information about the archaeology conducted at this eighteenth century Native American village in North Carolina.

Virtual Skeleton was created by Brian Birch for the Making Learning Real Project to provide 3-dimensional human osteology examples.

The Carolina Algonkians is a compilation of resources related to the Carolina Algonkian.

Library of Congress:  Teachers provides educators with professional development to help in the use of primary sources in the classroom and includes classroom materials such as Lesson Plans, Themed Resources, and Primary Source Sets.

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Lesson Plans

Themed Resources

Primary Source Sets

Queen Anne’s Revenge provides information about the history, archaeology, and conservation of Queen Anne’s Revenge. The site also provides education resources such as an interactive site map, reports about Queen Anne’s Revenge, and an “Ask the Underwater Archaeologist!” section for kids.

Student Resources

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Dig:  The Archaeology Magazine for Kids is a monthly magazine geared towards kids in grades five through nine. The magazine website has quizzes to test your archaeology I.Q., provides a glossary, resources for teachers and parents, and much more.

Tar Heel Junior Historian Association is a free association founded in 1953 by the North Carolina Museum of History to encourage the youth of North Carolina to learn about their local and state history.

Explorations:  Where Am I? Global Positioning Systems (GPS) is an online game introducing students to the concept of GPS. Students are given measurements for the distance between their GPS receiver and four satellites. The objective is to find where their GPS receiver is located in relationship to the distances given for the four satellites.

Explorations:  How Do We Know When? The Technique of Seriation is an online game introducing students to the archaeological concept of seriation through the use of a marble sorting activity.

On-A-Slant Virtual Village was created by the North Dakota State University Archaeology Technologies Laboratory to provide virtual environments of an exterior village and interior earth lodge in a Mandan society of North Dakota. Students can even listen to a story told by the last native Mandan speaker!

Federal and State Cultural Resource Regulations

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North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office provides information about archaeology, architectural survey, restorations, and much more taking place in the state of North Carolina.

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation provides information about Section 106, the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and much more.

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Cultural Resources Program provides information about historic built environments, Native American cultural resources, historic documents, archaeology, historic ships, shipwrecks and aircraft.

Department of Defense Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Network and Information Exchange (DENIX):  Cultural Resources provides information on military museums, underwater archaeology projects, historic buildings, and much more.

Department of Defense Legacy Resource Management Program contains information about legislation passed in 1990 to provide financial assistance to the Department of Defense for the preservation of natural and cultural heritage.

Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune Conservation Law Enforcement provides an overview of how MCB Camp Lejeune protects and preserves approximately 161,000 acres.

Technical Preservation Services is a National Park Service website providing information about the latest policies and resources on preservation and rehabilitation related to historic buildings.

General Military History and Cultural Resource Information

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Military History is provided by the State Library of North Carolina. The site contains general military information, additional resources, and lesson plans dating from the French and Indian War (1754-1763) until the Middle East War (2003 – present).

Celebrating Native American Contributions to the U.S. Marine Corps During November is a news article by The Globe at Camp Lejeune.

United States Marine Corps:  History Division provides information about the history and traditions of the Marine Corps including oral histories and publications.

U.S. Army Heritage Collections Online provides a resource to search for books, manuscripts, photography, general collections, and much more related to the history of the U.S. Army.

Battleship USS North Carolina provides information about the history of this World War II battleship and how to visit the USS North Carolina in downtown Wilmington.