• NCR Regional Archeology Program

    NCR Regional Archeology Program


Archeology at C & O Canal National Historical Park

Oldtown, Maryland

Oldtown has an extraordinary history stretching back at least 9,000 years. Artifacts have been left here by ancient Native Americans, frontier settlers, soldiers of the French and Indian War, and many others.

Within a few miles of Oldtown are several important archeological sites, including Indian camps and villages and the frontier fort and trading post of Thomas Cresap.

Indian Camps and Villages