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Lots of archaeology happening at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary this summer! This week, Dr. Julie Markin and her students from Washington College are conducting a magnetometer survey in an area of the park with very high potential for ancient Native American sites. Our geologist friend, Don Mullis, stopped by and dropped a few auger tests on hot spots. Looks like he hit a feature just under the plowzone! Hope you can join us when we come back and dig units here later this summer. ...

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It's Shore Party weekend at Historic London Town and Gardens! When you come out to see all the living history sailors, remember to stop by the Archaeology Lab. We will be open all day on Saturday: talk to staff and volunteers, check out cool artifacts from London Town and other sites in the County, and find out how you can participate in archaeology! ...

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Congratulations to intern Maggie McCready for completing an exhibit of artifacts found at the Anne Arundel County Free School in the 1970s and 1980s. Constructed around 1723, the school was used by generations of children until the early 20th century when it fell into disrepair. It is now a museum and listed on the NRHP. Maggie worked with museum staff to highlight school life in colonial Maryland and the stories that archaeology can tell. Way to go! ...

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See where the Lost Towns Project is going to be excavating this summer! Check out our webpage if you want to participate! ...

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