Changing Settlement Patterns and Identity in Late 18th/Early 19th Century Ferryland: Summer 2017 Fieldwork Plans

1 Feb
Changing Settlement Patterns and Identity in Late 18th/Early 19th Century Ferryland: Summer 2017 Fieldwork Plans

This month’s blog post describes plans for 2017 summer excavations at Ferryland, which will be conducted as part of my Masters research at Memorial University under the direction of Dr. Barry Gaulton. While much of the archaeological research at Ferryland has focussed on the substantial and incredibly well-preserved remains of the 17th-century colony, evidence over … Continued

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2017 Excavations at Ferryland

15 Jan

The exciting discoveries from last year’s field season make writing a blog post about the 2017 excavations at Ferryland quite easy. However, it is not without its challenges. We continue to struggle with the same issue that plagues not-for-profit heritage organizations across the country — funding. Here at Ferryland we are truly blessed with an … Continued

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Archaeologist for a Day Program

19 Dec
Archaeologist for a Day Program

With our Archaeologist for a Day program, visitors are able to join our on-going quest to uncover Lord Baltimore’s Colony of Avalon. This program gives the public an opportunity to work alongside our professional archaeological staff as they dig, sift, identify, and record the remains of a seventeenth-century English settlement.     During our 2016 … Continued

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