The blogs of archaeologists from their excavation and interpretation of various sites throughout Valley Forge. See the progress of digs and get up-close and personal with the artifacts found.
Archaeology at Washington's Headquarters"As we excavate, we are finding evidence of all of these periods of occupation at the house, and we have the task of sorting and interpreting them all. There are additional features like modern drain pipes and a well which further complicate the situation."
(leaving the nps.gov site)
A continuation of previous summer excavations, Temple University students return to Washington Memorial Chapel to search for more of land's history.
Did You Know?
Varnum's brigade contained the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, a unit largely made up of African American and Native American soldiers. The unit symbolizes the diversity of the army - a diversity not seen again for many years.