Arbeia Society

  • Description

    "The South Shields Archaeological and Historical Society was formed in 1949 and has had a long standing history with South Shields Roman Fort. Though the society had the duel purpose of promoting and engaging with both the history and the archaeology of South Shields its main interest has always been with the Roman heritage of the region. The society actively took part in excavations at the fort throughout the 50s, 60s and early 70s, and in 1974 it was this society which safeguarded the future of Arbeia Roman Fort by petitioning the local government to protect the site from commercial development....."
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    Arbeia Society
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years ago
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Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.