Thursday, September 29, 2011

FEATURE: Archaeology


Heather Boehm of Evanston, from left, Sophi Lewis of Santa Claus, Rebecca Sinclair of Mariah Hill, Libby Hinton of Chrisney, Claire Dilger of Mariah Hill and Chloe Konerding of Lamar, all 13 years old, searched through excavated dirt from the ground behind Colonel William Jones State Historic Site looking for artifacts from the 1800s during a Heritage Hills Middle School eighth grade field trip Friday morning in Gentryville. Among the findings were remains of structure, such as pieces of brick and nails, as well as parts of domestic items, such as bowls and plates.

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