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    Fort Vancouver

    National Historic Site OR,WA

Students intent on the dig

June 26, 2012 Posted by: Doug Wilson

The second week of field school excavations has begun! In the first photo, field school students work with our park volunteers to excavate a unit. This area has been identified by historical maps and previous archaeologists as the site of an unknown fur trader and his family.

Excavating a unit

In the photograph below, you can see where we are setting up excavation units at the site of William Kaulehelehe's house in the Village. The large tripod will support a screen for screening artifacts.

Kaulehelehe house site


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  1. Tracy - Vancouver, WA
    July 31, 2012 at 09:10

    Very cool!

 

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