Although a newly founded religion adherents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or Mormons were quickly met by fierce conflict and persecution. This would lead them west to found Salt Lake City. Although distinct in its own way it also held characteristics of other cities at the time. This city would provide a short glimpse into an attempt to form a idyllic religious community, the consequences of which we can still see today.
Alexandria, Virginia is a city that most people associate with the Civil War. Far too few people are aware of the rich history that has been resurrected through its unique community archaeology program.
Amman is the capital city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, though its history extends long before the establishment of the modern Jordanian state. The city is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, and its myriad archaeological sites serve as evidence of this fact.
New Orleans’ architectural style established by the Spanish continued on for some time as the city prospered and expanded. This exhibit contains examples of the remaining French colonial architecture and then contrasts it with the prevalent architecture established in the Spanish period.