The Archaeology Team is starting to do survey at the Overseer’s House…and beginning our paperless system! Read to learn how you can follow along from home!
Author: Terry Brock
How do You Know Where to Dig?
Learn how archaeologists figure out where to dig, and how you can help!
Exploring Madison’s Home Farm: New Excavations at the Overseer’s House
The Archaeology Department is beginning a new period of excavations at the Madison Home Farm – beginning with the Overseer’s House!
Stratigraphy and The Pine Alley
Read about how archaeologists use stratigraphy to examine the history of tree plantings at the Pine Alley!
“A Double Row of Beautiful White Pines”: Excavating Madison’s Pine Alley
What’s next for the Archaeology Department?
Final Results: Archaeological Excavations at the Grove
In 2018, the archaeology department conducted excavations looking for a series of tree plantings next to James Madison’s home.
A Masonic Pipe and Stories of Freedom
What can a Masonic Pipe Bowl tell us about enslaved African Americans?