Historical Archaeology of Religious Sites and Cemeteries

Publication: Historical Archaeology, Vol. 43, No. 1

Author: Richard Veit, Sherene Baugher, & Gerard Scharfenberger

Date of Publication: March 2009

PDF File: Veit-et-al.-2009-Historical-Archaeology-of-Religious-Sites-and-Ceme.pdf

URL: http://link.springer.com/10.1007/BF03377111


It seems that religious places, sacred sites, and cemeteries have long been minor chords in North American historical archaeology. In preparing this edited volume on the archaeology of religious sites and cemeteries, we as editors were interested in determining the degree of attention paid by historical archaeologists to two interrelated topics: religious sites and grave markers.