Dorey House Dig on Old Sudbury Road

Wayland Town Building 41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA, United States

An excavation at the Dorey House, a 19th century house near the bank of Baldwin Pond, was carried out in 2017 by the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, as part of an Honors Thesis project. The results of that excavation illustrate a slice of American history through the lens of an old New England house. […]

Mansion Inn: The Making of a Scholar

Wayland Public Library 5 Concord Road, Wayland, MA, United States

Mansion Inn is a well-known Native American cremation burial site. Concord native and archaeologist, Dena Dincauze, took on the formidable task of studying the artifacts recovered from a site that was dug in a non-scientific way by avocational archaeologists and local residents. Dincauze studied the stone tools as part of her dissertation research at Harvard […]