Museum Exhibit: “Privies to the Past: 17th and 18th Century Privy Deposits from Charlestown’s City Square Archaeological District”
Sponsored by City of Boston Landmarks Commission/ Environment Department
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 to Thursday, October 31, 2013

City Archive Building
201 Rivermoor Street
West Roxbury , MA
United States

Come view the artifacts recovered from the five intact privies (outhouses) excavated from Charlestown’s City Square Archaeological District.  Dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, these intact deposits provide incredible information about the Three Cranes Tavern, the cultural center of Charlestown.  Artifacts include plates, food remains, bottles, and a large collection of redware vessels made in Charlestown by Grace Parker and the Parker-Harris Pottery.


Admission: Free

Contact Information
Joseph Bagley


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