Germantown Archaeohistory

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Location: Germantown, NY, US

Season: July 8, 2019 to August 2, 2019

Application Deadline: May 1, 2019

Deadline Type: Rolling


Program Type:
Field school

RPA Certified:

Bard College

Project Director:
Prof Christopher Lindner, Bard College

Project Description:

Shovel testing and block excavation plus laboratory analysis, of buried 18th-century Parsonage structures and effects of landscaping thru the late 20th century, as part of a decade-long community project on the earliest major German settlement in America, with several decades of slavery and evidence of African American protective ritual and art.

Period(s) of Occupation: 1710-1990

Students may repeat course in successive summers, for higher level credits and greater challenges based on their experience.

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 4 wks

Minimum Age: 14

Experience Required: none

Room and Board Arrangements:
Dormitory Room $77/wk Cost: $1,700

Academic Credit:
4 credits offered by Bard College. Tuition is $1700.

Contact Information:

Prof Christopher Lindner

Box 5000 Bard College





Phone: 8457979316

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