Historical Archaeology

, Volume 51, Issue 3, pp 323–328 | Cite as

Introduction: The Mardi Gras Shipwreck Project: The Story of an Early Nineteenth-Century Wooden-Hulled Sailing Ship

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Keywords

shipwreck 19th century Gulf of Mexico project research design 

Notes

Acknowledgments:

The issues raised in this article are based on the recollection and documentation of the events that led to the discovery, disturbance, and ultimately the settlement that made possible the excavation of the Mardi Gras Shipwreck site in 2007. The authors would like to thank Jack Irion and Dave Ball for ensuring the correct timeline of events and that nothing was omitted. Many thanks to the anonymous reviewer and the efforts and time dedicated to the review of this issue. Finally, the authors of this thematic issue would like to thank all the authors who participated in the original 2008 SHA symposium on the Mardi Gras Shipwreck, as well as the current authors in this volume: Jack Irion, Melanie Damour, Ben Ford, Dave Ball, Helen Dewolf, Della Scott-Ireton, Rick Allen, and Kim Faulk.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bureau of Safety and Environmental EnforcementNew OrleansU.S.A.
  2. 2.Texas Historical CommissionAustinU.S.A.

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