Tag Archives: GIS

Civil War Archaeology in Fairfax County!!!

Click on the image below for a short story on the Fairfax County Park Authority blog about a recent Civil War discovery in Fairfax County.  CRMPB archaeologists responded and are hoping to use this data to create and interpretive tool … Continue reading

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High Tech Archaeology

by Jonathan Brisendine – Field Archaeologist So what do I mean by high tech archaeology? By this I am referring to the robotic arms we employ to dig units for us. Only kidding!! What I am referring to is the … Continue reading

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More Archaeology on the FCPA Blog!

Another article, one written by CART Field Director Megan Veness, has been posted on Our Stories and Perspectives, the official blog of the Fairfax County Park Authority.  The article discusses excavations of an eighteenth century structure that was likely depicted … Continue reading

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Look at what Mount Vernon is doing!  This is fantastic. Data. Geography. Management. Preservation. Awesome!

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Online Interactive Story Map

CART has created a Cultural History Tour of the Old Colchester Park and Preserve. This interactive story map is based on historic and archaeological data recovered during investigations on the park.  You can click on map numbers to see a … Continue reading

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Computers & Data Management in Archaeology

by Gregory “Chip” Marshall – Database Programming & Archaeological Lab Assistant Data management is an important and potentially tedious task that computers are making easier including within archaeology and heritage resources. Previously, most data management was done in a physical … Continue reading

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Cartography of Colchester

by Marion Constante – Archaeologist & GIS Specialist Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is used for the archaeology at the Old Colchester Park & Preserve to create visual representations of geographic data that include data collected from surveys, historic documentation, natural … Continue reading

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