Dig Updates

May 2016

During the first couple of weeks of May, the Rediscovery team focused on excavating the occupation layer in the cellar located at the northeast corner of […]

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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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January 2016

Although James Fort is famous for being the location of the first permanent English settlement in the New World, archaeology has shown that it was familiar […]

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December 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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November 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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October 2015

Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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September 2015

Building on this spring’s construction of a mud and stud outline for the 1608 church, Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologists made a cedar railing in September to mark […]

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August 2015

related images Dig Update Archive, 2004-present

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July 2015

In 23 years of research, the Jamestown Rediscovery team has found the lost James Fort and the lost 1608 church within the fort, and now the […]

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June 2015

In 22 years of research, the Jamestown Rediscovery team has excavated several James Fort wells that held hundreds of thousands of artifacts. Evidence at the current […]

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