Location: Weatherly, PA, US
Season: May 29, 2018 to July 6, 2018
Deadline Type: Rolling
Field school, Volunteer
University of Maryland
Dr. Paul Shackel, Dr. Donald Linebaugh, and Kyla Cools
We are excited to announce the return of the Anthracite Heritage Project archaeology and preservation field school for summer 2018! The Department of Anthropology and Historic Preservation Program at the University of Maryland will explore life in company coal mining towns with an archaeology and preservation field school at Eckley Miner’s Village, a history museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania near Hazleton and Wilkes-Barrre. The project focuses on the lives of coal miners and their families through archaeology, architectural history, oral histories, and archival research. Students will have the opportunity to literally “dig up history” as we excavate in the backyards of 19th -century workers’ houses and will help document the towns standing structures, including many wonderful outbuildings.
Period(s) of Occupation: Mid 18th - Mid 20th C.
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Room and Board Arrangements:
Room and board included in program fees. Contact Kyla Cools at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. Cost:
3-6 credits offered by University of Maryland. Tuition is .
1125 Woods Hall
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