What is VA ArchNET?
DHR created this webpage to enhance networking among archaeologists and non-archaeologists interested in the topic within Virginia. If your organization would like to contribute to this page or have this page linked to your site, contact Dee DeRoche; (804) 482-6441.
Virginia Archaeology Month. Every October, Virginia celebrates Virginia archaeology at libraries, museums, historical societies, clubs, and at active archaeological sites. For more information, contact Dee DeRoche; (804) 482-6441.
Alexandria Archaeology Museum. Through the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, the City of Alexandria, Virginia's archaeologists, volunteers and students work with citizens and developers to study and manage archaeological resources important to the community's past, and to share this knowledge with both a local and world-wide audience. Visit the museum's enhanced website by clicking on the picture to the right.
First People: The Early Indians of Virginia. Visit this webpage to find out about the ancient history of the native people of Virginia. Although these web pages span the entire spectrum of native cultural history, they barely scratch the surface of what archaeologists and other scholars are learning about native Virginians.
Council of Virginia Archaeologists. Made up primarily of professional archaeologists, the council fosters public awareness, knowledge, and support for the preservation of Virginia archaeology. The COVA website includes information on the organization, as well as links to many of its members' sites.
Archeological Society of Virginia. Visit this statewide organization of avocational and professional archeologists. Join one of the society's 15 chapters and attend lectures, go on field trips, and participate in training programs and hands-on archaeology opportunities. Find out how to join by visiting the ASV website where you will also find publications lists, conference announcements, and summer field school schedules.
National Park Service (NPS) National Capital Region.
The NPS Regional Archeology Program serves the archaeological needs of national
parks in portions of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and all of the
District of Columbia. Exhibits
highlighting archaeological research in the National Capital Region are
produced several times a year. The link leads to information
about current and past