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Archaeology Field School


Date: 8:00am EDT May 20 - 4:00pm July 12

The Washington College Department of Anthropology and the Public Archaeology Lab are pleased to announce a truly unique archaeology field school opportunity.

Who’s ready to spend the summer exploring historic and prehistoric archaeology sites??

The experience is an 8-week, 8 credit course running from May 20th to July 12, 2019. Students are required to enroll in both 4 week sections of the field school, registering for both ANT 296-10 & 296-20.
Tuition is $3,500 and includes housing for both sites. Students are responsible for their meals.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Julie Markin at jmarkin2@washcoll.edu
Chuck Fithian at cfithian2@washcoll.edu
Elizabeth Seidel at eseidel2@washcoll.edu

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (May 20-June 14): In partnership with the Lost Towns Project, Inc., students will conduct survey and excavation at several sites in the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary on the Patuxent River to document the effects of climate change, erosion, and human activity on 10,000 years of human
occupation.

Andelot Farm, Kent County (June 17-July 12): In partnership with the Center for Environment and Society, students will shift their efforts to the Eastern Shore where they will conduct
investigations at an early colonial plantation site in Kent Co. known as Andelot Farm (1680-1720). Dating to the early English settlement of Kent Co., the remains reflect shifts in culture and fascinating adaptations to a new environment