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• First English translation of The Discovery of America by the Norse in the 10th Century, 1874, by Gabriel Gravier (originally in French).
• Our updated English translation of Jelic's The Evangelization of America Before Columbus. Now includes translations of the two Latin Papal Letters. (798 KB PDF)
(French) The Evangelization of America Before Columbus by Dr Luca Jelic. "An account of the International Catholic Scientific Congress" in Paris 1891. Based on Vatican archive sources. (1.6 MB PDF)
• An updated English translation of Jelic's account as published in the NEARA Journal Winter 2006, vol. 40 n. 2.
Contact us if you know of an English translation of The Greenland chronicles: A facsimile of the 1608 version in archaic Danish

In the News...
Archaeological dig proposed around Newport Tower, The Providence Journal, June 29, 2006
Researcher will excavate in Touro Park, The Providence Journal, July 14, 2006
The Old Stone Mill mystery takes another turn, Newport this week, May 13, 2004
Historian to unearth secrets of Newport tower, The Call (AP), 06/13/2004

References and reading list (60KB PDF)

Newport Tower related links...
The Newport Tower on UHaul trucks!   Sighted at the IKEA parking lot in Tempe, Arizona ----->
U-Haul's web page with photos of the unveiling of their Rhode Island truck. Foundation president, Jan Barstad, was invited by U-Haul to be part of the festivities.
City of Newport, Rhode Island
Newport Historical Society
Wikipedia entry for Newport Tower
Suzanne Carlson's The Architecture of the Newport Tower
Reservations about the Newport Tower C-14 Dates
Prince Henry Sinclair and the Newport Tower
Quahog Rhode Island travel guide to the "Old Stone Mill"
Touro Synagogue Natonal Historic Site   The oldest synagogue in the United States (National Park Service site)
Redwood Library   A delightful introduction to the Newport Tower from the oldest continuously circulating library in America
Rhode Island, "Mysterious New England" and the Newport Tower
New York Times article about 1947 excavation in Touro Park
Narragansett History in Rhode Island
Newport Stone Tower by Prof. R. N. White
Chesterton Windmill, Warwickshire, England
Will of Governor Benedict Arnold of Newport, Rhode Island
Newport County Chamber of Commerce   Supporting our education outreach in Newport
Touro Park Inn - bed breakfast in view of the Tower
The Seabreeze Inn in Middletown, Rhode Island   Our headquarters for the October 2006 excavation in Touro Park
The Skeleton in Armor, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem about the tower

Archaeology and History links...
Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS)
ACMRS Fall 2006 newsletter
Society for Historical Archaeology
The famous Marshalltown archaeology trowel
Society for American Archaeology
Archaeological Institute of America
Smithsonian Institution
(Danish) The Greenland chronicles: A facsimile of the 1608 version in archaic Danish   If you know of an English translation please contact us.
(Danish) About chronicler Claus C.Lyscanders
The Online Medieval and Classical Library
UNESCO World Heritage
The Round Towers of Ireland
Sligo Abbey in Ireland
Megalithomania: excellent photography and descriptions of stone structures in Ireland
Department of Anthropology at Arizona State University
Ground Penetrating Radar in Archaeology (University of Denver)
Ground Penetrating Radar by Steve O'Gorman
Underwater Archaeology of the Hunley Confederate submarine
All about Romanesque Architecture
The Orphir Round Kirk of Ireland
Photographs of Earls Palace in the Orkney Islands
Peel Castle - The Round Tower on Isle-of-Man
Educational lesson on Archaeological Tools
Medieval Windmill Technology
Historic windmill of Orleans, Massachusetts
Windmill World
Historic Eastham Windmill
The Mysterious Megaliths of New England

Solved Mysteries...
Our official mystery movie: Oliver's Travels with Alan Bates and Sinéad Cusack. Five part BBC production now available on DVD. Follow our hero to the Orkney Islands and visit medieval stone architecture and ancient stone circles. Plus solve crossword puzzles and uncover an international business conspiracy.

Free wallpaper of historical buildings and places coming soon.

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