AIA News Blog

October 27, 2023

Newlin Grist Mill’s IAD Public Excavation

by Keith Doms

The public volunteers screen as volunteer archaeologist excavate a mysterious interior wall.

This year, our excavations were in the the foundations of bank barn of unknown date. We had four volunteer excavators and forty-three participants which included children and adults. Excavations were focused on uncovering and exposing an interior wall. We had good weather and recovered numerous 19th century artifacts.

For more about the Newlin Grist Mill, visit their website!

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