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2007

  • January. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth at the SHA conference [more]
  • January  Lynchburg's Old City Cemetery (www.gravegarden.org) graves database goes live, allowing access to thousands of historical grave records records.

2006

  • November. The Tipi module for Project Archaeology is completed, contact www.projectarchaeology.org for more information. A new module based on a slave cabin is now in production.
  • October. Arizona State University has asked us to create some pages to showcase The Center for  Bioarchaeological Research. These should be available in the beginning of 2007
  • October. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the booth in Chattanooga for the SEMC conference.
  • July. Stories Past is pleased to announce a new project for Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest www.poplarforest.org . We will be creating a landscape module presenting information with multiple viewpoints and periods.
  • July. Stories Past is pleased to announce a new project with Lynchburg's Old City Cemetery www.gravegarden.org We will create web module giving access to the thousands of records recording graves in this historical cemetery.
  • April. Further modules in the 'Shelter' series for Project Archaeology are in the pipeline. the next to go on-line later this summer is based around a Tipi.
  • March 26-28. Virginia Association of Museums Conference. Please stop by and see our product demonstration on Monticello's Plantation database: From Microsoft Access to a context-rich interactive web site.
  • March 23-26 2006. Mid-Altantic Archaeology Conference. Mark Freeman of Stories Past is presenting a paper, "Still Learning from John White: an exploration of a new web-based interactive module."
  • March 2006. Monticello's Plantation database is complete and will be available soon at the Monticello web site.

2005

  • December 2005. Mark Freeman of Stories Past presented at the Jamestown Conference. The paper, based around the work done recently on the Jamestown in the Atlantic module was titled "Maintaining Context: A new model for presenting archaeological data on-line."
  • November 2005. Stories Past is pleased to announce it will be working with Monticello and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation to create a web-based interface for the Plantation Demographic Database. [more].
  • October 2005. Work continues of the Jamestown archaeological site which will serve both as an educational tool and as a gateway to resources. This module may not be immediately available to the public so please contact Stories Past for further information.
  • August 2005. The module for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources is now available. Go to  http://www.dhr.virginia.gov/arch_DHR/archaeo_teach.htm and follow the link for Enter the Indian World of White's paintings.
  • June 2005. An exploration of the Reynolds Homestead is now available. Follow the link for Interactive Civil War House Tour!!. Explore the house in 1860 and find the objects that tell the story of this remarkable family.
  • May 2005. Busy month! We are working on a new contract for the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. The module will be based on the paintings of John White. His 1585 images are a rich source for understanding Native American life at this time. The module will also make use of archeological findings.
  • May 2005. Stories Past is delighted to be helping the new New London museum in Virginia with it's web site. Check back as the site develops!
  • May 2005. Mark Freeman of Stories Past will be working with the APVA to develop a contextual interface to multiple 17th century Chesapeake archaeological site. The project, is being run by the Virginia Center for Digital History and the APVA-Jamestown and will initially focus on two sites within the Jamestown complex.
  • April 2005. Just back from a successful trip to Salt lake City for the Society for American Archaeology conference. To all the great people we met and talked to, thanks for stopping by and stay in touch! 
  • The Earthlodge module for Project Archaeology is up and running on their site, but it is password protected. Please contact us at edu@storiespast.com for more information and a demonstration.
  • We are pleased to announce we will be working with the Ohef Sholom Temple Archives to create an educational module exploring some of the photographs from the archive collection.
  • At the Virginia Association of Museums conference 2005 we will be exhibiting as well participating in a session "From Inspiration to Internet" based around two modules created for Historic Jamestown (see 2003). Contact us for a full conference schedule.
  • Stories Past is proud to announce that we have reached a co-operative agreement with Fournotes.com FourNotes will be handling all our future music and audio needs. You can see our first small co-operative venture by clicking here!
  • January 2005 we exhibited at the Society of Historical Archaeology conference in York, England. Mark Freeman of Stories Past give a paper: "Keeping context: issues in presenting complex digital archaeological information on the web." 
    Many thanks to the organizers of a fun conference!
2004
  • October July 2004 we exhibited at the SEMC annual conference in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Thanks to everyone who stopped by! [more info].
  • August 2004: Stories Past is pleased to announce that it will be working with the Reynolds Homestead in Critz, Virginia. We will be creating several Flash modules to show-case the fascinating boyhood home of one of America’s foremost industrialists.
  • April 2004. Mark Freeman of Stories Past will be attending the Museums and the Web conference in Arlington, Washington DC
  • March 2004. Stories Past exhibits at the Virginia Association of Museums Conference [more info].
  • March 2004. Stories Past will pilot an interactive on-line module based around a Pawnee Earthlodge with “Project Archaeology” an educational program designed by the Bureau of Land Management .

  • February 2004. Stories Past is pleased to announce that Mark Freeman will be working with APVA-Jamestown on a new and exciting project “Jamestown in the Atlantic” which will integrate primary and secondary sources with archaeological and architectural data.

  • January 2004. Stories Past exhibits at the Society for Historical Archaeology conference in St. Louis [more info].

  • January 2004. New website for the Society for Historical Archaeology goes on-line www.sha.org 

2003

2002

  • January 2002. After the successful completion of the pilot program, 'Upstairs in the Past goes live.
    Read the feedback!