Trash Pits and Site Formation

Trash Pits and Site Formation

Trash Pits and Site Formation From Investigating a Light Station, Part 3: Archaeology Talking Trash in Archaeology To an archaeologist, studying trash is much less gross than you might imagine. Trash—also known as garbage, waste, junk, rubbish, or refuse—holds...
The Archaeology of Consumerism

The Archaeology of Consumerism

The Archaeology of Consumerism Interview with Greg Smith, an archaeologist who excavated the St. Augustine Light Station Archaeologists study artifacts and other types of evidence from an archaeological site. Why was examining the bottles so important at the St....
Growing up at a Light Station

Growing up at a Light Station

Growing up at a Light Station Meet Mrs. Wilma Daniels, A Descendant of a Lighthouse Keeper at the St. Augustine Light Station From Investigating a Light Station, Part One: Geography and Part Two: History Meet Wilma Daniels and her daughter, Donna Poole, who are...
A History of Lighthouses

A History of Lighthouses

A History of Lighthouses From Investigating a Light Station, Part 2: History A lighthouse is a tower with a bright light on the top. It helps warn sailors of dangerous areas and serves as a navigational aid that helps to keep ships and boats safe. A light station...