Monthly Archives: June 2013

What a field season!!! Thanks for all of the support!

Hello everyone following and reading!  We wrapped up pretty easy yesterday thanks to all of the students’ hard work on Thursday.  We have been battling rain as most of you know (and if you live in the area, you’re battling … Continue reading

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The Moat at Lord Ashley: A Unique Feature at a Unique Site

Jon here. When I left the field today, Andrew, Nicole, Martha, Ron, and the College of Charleston students were still toiling away in the excavation trench cutting though part of the moat. While I am dying to stick around to … Continue reading

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What did they eat at the Lord Ashley site?

Have you ever traveled far from home and missed foods that you normally eat? What do you think it would have been like for these early colonists who traveled far from home to a new and unfamiliar place? Were they … Continue reading

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Reaching a better understanding through artifacts

Hello everyone!  Things are getting quite busy, Mother Nature is still throwing us plenty of tough weather, which is slowing up our progress a little bit, but we continue to push on!  And, the students seem to become more gung … Continue reading

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Another Day in the Trenches

Steady progress is being made by the archaeologists at The Lord Ashley Site. The field school students continue to be great! Today, students uncovered another corner of the brick foundation. This makes three corners identified and the overall dimensions are … Continue reading

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Making Pots and Mixing Traditions…

Hello, I am Nicole Isenbarger and I am the Lab Director and ceramicist for the project. I’m currently in the field helping assist the field school and I’m having a great time working with the students and the team! The … Continue reading

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Week 1 wrap up, and what a week it was!

Hi everyone, Andrew here! Okay, I’m still recovering from the heat, and even though today was a break (although I didn’t check, it was over 90 for sure), I need the weekend to wrap my head around what we found … Continue reading

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