Dig Updates 2018

December 2018

Despite being slowed by rain and snow, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists at the Angela Site spent the end of November and December opening two additional 5’ x […]

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November 2018

 When Jamestown Rediscovery began excavations in the 1906-07 Memorial Church, archaeologists hoped excavations would answer several questions regarding the three 17th century churches built in […]

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October 2018

 As the excavations in the 1906 Memorial Church began to wind down, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists devoted the last couple of weeks to investigating a back-filled […]

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September 2018

Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists continued to make interesting discoveries at the Angela Site this summer. Thanks to a National Park Service Civil Rights Initiative grant, Rediscovery is […]

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August 2018

This month’s update continues with details about the excavation and analysis of the “Grave in the Aisle,” which began the end of July. Jamestown Rediscovery speculates […]

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July 2018

Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists are normally busy during the summer, but this July they kicked things into high gear! On July 6th, the Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation and […]

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June 2018

In June, the Rediscovery archaeologists at the Angela Site in New Town opened new units in their search for Captain William Pierce’s house, where one […]

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May 2018

In May, Jamestown Rediscovery added five new archaeologists to the team who will be working through the summer. New staff members include Chardé Reid and […]

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March 2018

With only a few months remaining in the excavation schedule, the Jamestown Rediscovery team continues to search within the 1907 Memorial Church for the three […]

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February 2018

When Rediscovery archaeologists began excavating in the east end of the 1907 Memorial Church in the fall of 2016, they uncovered an unexpected assortment of artifacts […]

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January 2018

Not too far from the Memorial Church, where Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists are looking for the remains of the church in which the first General Assembly convened […]

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