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Up Coming Field Work Opportunities:

Gibson Island:

Join the Lost Towns Project on Gibson Island, where we will be conducting block excavations to document a possible earthfast 17th century structure that is overlapping with 18th and 19th century structures. The Linniston earthfast dwelling which could date as early as the mid-17th century represents one of the most historically significant historic sites discovered in Anne Arundel County in the last three decades. The structure is believed to be directly connected to the William Worthington Family, as documented in historical records.

Excavation Days include 9/20, 9/21, 9/27, 9/28, 10/4, 10/5, 10/6, 10/12, 10/13, 10/19, and 10/20

 To register to attend the excavation please email Volunteers@losttownsproject.org

Skipwith’s Addition Backfilling Party!:

Please join us on Friday (9/29) to prepare the Skipwith’s site in Harwood, MD for hibernation by backfilling the excavation areas.

As a thank you for assisting in the backfilling, volunteers will earn a Lost Towns Project hat or be treated to lunch at Pirates Cove!

 To register to attend the backfilling party please email Volunteers@losttownsproject.org


Thursday Nights
Archaeology Lab!

Join Lost Towns Project on Thursday nights to process artifacts from Skipwith’s Addition, a 17th century Quaker home site in Harwood. To register to attend a Thursday lab night please email Volunteers@losttownsproject.org

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Thursday Nights
Fall Workshop/Lecture Series!

Thursday, October 12th @ 6PM will be our first presentation in the 2017 Fall Workshop/Lecture Series. Zachary Singer will discuss stone tool technology in the Middle Atlantic.

Space is limited to 10 people, so please email Volunteers@losttownsproject.org to register for the workshop.


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