Archaeological Fieldwork at the Shafer Site

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Location: SUNY Cobleskill, Cobleskill, NY 12043, USA

Season: July 4, 2022 to July 29, 2022

Session Dates: SESSION B (JULY 4-29)

Application Deadline: July 6, 2022

Deadline Type: Exact Date


Program Type:
Field School

RPA Certified:

State University of New York (SUNY) Cobleskill

Project Director:
Amy M. Wilson

Project Description:

This summer we will be excavating the Shafer Site on SUNY Cobleskill’s campus. Through archaeological fieldwork, we seek to interpret and reconstruct the lives of the former inhabitants of the site.

The month-long archaeological field school is designed to give participants actual excavation experience on an archaeological site, working closely with the instructor through the entire excavation process.

Period(s) of Occupation: 19th Century

Historical archaeology excavation of a domestic site.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: None.

Room and Board Arrangements:
E-mail us at for housing options.

Academic Credit:
3 credits

Contact Information:

Amy M. Wilson

Frisbie 300, SUNY Cobleskill


New York



Phone: (518) 255-5777

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