Location: Germantown, NY, US
Season: July 8, 2019 to August 2, 2019
Application Deadline: May 1, 2019
Deadline Type: Rolling
Prof Christopher Lindner, Bard College
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
4 credits offered by Bard College. Tuition is $1700.
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