Mary Ann Richardson

February 2017

This February, new discoveries in the Memorial Church boosted the Jamestown Rediscovery team’s optimism that more evidence of the third, fourth, and fifth churches on the […]

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January 2017

Although the recent tests in and around the church have been small, they have provided the team with invaluable explanations regarding previous excavations in the early […]

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December 2016

Periodically and weather permitting, the Jamestown Rediscovery archaeological staff is continuing field work during the winter months. Our primary focus is to expand excavations in the […]

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November 2016

This November, Jamestown Rediscovery completed uncovering James Fort’s 1608 extension, which was first discovered back in 2003. In 2003, while working at the north bulwark, archaeologists […]

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October 2016

Following the completion of the well excavation in September, the Jamestown Rediscovery team concentrated on finishing their excavations of Structure 193’s cellar, located at 1608 James […]

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September 2016

After two years of excavations into the cellar located at the corner of James Fort’s 1608 addition, the team finally focused on excavating the well within […]

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August 2016

As is often the case, the most compelling features surface after our annual summer field school, and students and interns have departed. This year was no […]

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July 2016

The Jamestown Rediscovery archaeology team bid adieu to the 2016 Field School participants in July. With their help, we learned more about the east palisade wall […]

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June 2016

June brought the opening of the 2016 Jamestown Rediscovery Field School and the opportunity to investigate areas adjacent to the north side of the 1907 Memorial […]

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April 2016

During April, archaeologists completed removal of all the trash layers filling the cellar at the northeast corner of the 1608 extension (Structure 193). Several interesting iron […]

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March 2016

At the end of March, the archaeology team returned to the field and focused their efforts excavating the cellar of Structure 193, located at the northeast […]

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February 2016

This month, the Rediscovery conservation team focused on iron objects recovered from the cellar excavated in 2015. While several large pieces of armor were found, many […]

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