Research the Past

The Lost Towns Project supports archaeological and historical research throughout the Mid-Atlantic, and is known for successfully managing substantial research grants. The results of its research includes a large collection of publications on archaeological and historical research which you can check out here!

With more than 10,000 years of human occupation in “the Land of Pleasant Living”, its no wonder this area is an historical treasure. A long tradition of discovering and studying the regions history has resulted in an array of articles, papers and books on every topic imaginable. The Lost Towns Project has contributed to this tradition over the years, and with its many partners, has produced a searchable catalog of these archives that covers many topics, artifacts, and eras. The Lost Towns Project website is a clearinghouse for information on historic and archaeological sites in the region, and will be a valuable resource for professionals, avocationalists, and citizens interested in exploring the regions history. Explore a few heritage organizations and museums, or download articles or web pages about the areas architecture, archaeology and history, and recent academic research or studies.