Archaeology http://nhpr.org en Commercial Spaceport Is Being Threatened By History http://nhpr.org/post/commercial-spaceport-being-threatened-history <p>Florida’s Aerospace Economic Development Agency is making plans to build a new commercial spaceport not far from the Kennedy Space Center – home of NASA’s now retired shuttle program. There’s just one problem: the land is already occupied.&nbsp; To learn more, producer <strong>Taylor Quimby</strong> caught up with Tampa Bay Times reporter <strong>Craig Pittman</strong> – <a href="http://preps.tampabay.com/news/environment/archaeological-site-could-sink-commercial-spaceport-location/2129961">who wrote about Space Florida’s proposal </a>to build on top of an &nbsp;18<sup>th</sup> century sugar factory and archaeological site called the Elliott Plantation.</p><p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 13:48:50 +0000 Taylor Quimby 31465 at http://nhpr.org Commercial Spaceport Is Being Threatened By History Cannibalism At Jamestown http://nhpr.org/post/cannibalism-jamestown <p></p><p>Experts at Preservation Virginia, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution have produced the first scientifically-verified case of survival cannibalism in colonial America. On Tuesday, forensic analysis of the 17<sup>th</sup> Century human remains of a 14-year old girl labeled “Jane” were unveiled. The discovery sheds new light on the deadly colonial winter of 1609 to 1610 referred to as the "starving time.” <strong>William Kelso,</strong> chief archeologist from Jamestown Rediscovery Project at Preservation Virginia provides us with some context about the discovery.</p><p> Tue, 07 May 2013 13:58:09 +0000 Virginia Prescott 27002 at http://nhpr.org Cannibalism At Jamestown