Event will include scholarly presentations on My Lord’s Gift, a 17th century archaeological site in Queenstown, Md.; and the Coleman Farm, Reedy Island and Fort Casimir sites in Delaware.
Longtime leader in Delaware’s archaeological community passed away on June 3, 2018.
Archaeologist served in the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ State Historic Preservation Office.
Highlights include programs on African-American life at the John Dickinson Plantation in the 18th century, the evolution of black recorded music and African-American archaeology in Delaware.
Findings shed light on 11 burials dating to the late 1600s including three people of African descent.
Program designed to promote the study and conservation of the state’s archaeological resources.
Program seeks to identify the uniqueness of the Colonial cultures in the Delaware Valley in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: March 31, 2017
Tours explore the surviving hull section of an 18th-century shipwreck.
Video created in celebration of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.