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By Steve RabbySmith and Erin Kane

2010 Annual Conference of the Society for Historical Archaeology

As a result of the long recovery effort following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, an unprecedented number of CRM undertakings have occurred along the Mississippi and Louisiana Gulf Coasts. While the circumstances providing the impetus for these projects are lamentable they have shed light on locations and resources that have been under-represented in past preservation efforts. Recent projects conducted by Brockington and Associates in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Kiln, Mississippi, identified a number resources unique to each municipality's community, culture, and sense of space. This paper describes these properties and discusses issues concerned with the significance of the everyday and commonplace.

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