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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: May 6th, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

The next task in the ongoing study of the Dale Site is to make write a detailed report on the archaeological findings. Looking back over the work that we did, one of the most interesting items was the geophysical study we made of the site. Archaeologists are always looking for new ways to find out […]


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Video – US Route 301 Warwick Site Archaeology Update 1

Written on: May 3rd, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Watch as Mike Klein, Archaeologist, from Dovetail Cultural Resource Group discusses the excavations at the Warwick Native American Archaeology site for the US RT 301 project.


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Video – US Route 301 Warwick Site Archaeology Update 2

Written on: May 3rd, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Watch as Michael Carmody, Archaeologist, from Dovetail Cultural Resource Group gives an update on the excavations at the Warwick Native American Archaeology site.


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: May 3rd, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Continuing work at the Warwick Site completed the excavation of roughly half of the open units. Plowing, among other processes, appears to have obliterated any evidence for structures, hearths, or storage pits.  For the most part, artifacts occurred in the plow zone and the uppermost portion of the subsoil.  Below that depth, artifact density dropped […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: April 25th, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Dovetail Cultural Resource Group (Dovetail), a firm that specializes in archaeological and architectural research, began archaeological fieldwork at the Warwick Site on April 17, 2013.  The Warwick Site is a small camp, way-station, or short-term work area occupied by Native Americans between approximately 3,000 and 500 B.C., which spans the periods referred to by archaeologists […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: April 11th, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

  We at the Louis Berger Group are very excited to begin work on our alternative mitigation of the Dale Site and the archaeology of African Americans in St. Georges Hundred. The Dale Site, 7NC-F-134, first appeared to archaeologists as so many sites do, as a scatter of artifacts on the surface of a plowed […]


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Video – US Route 301 Archaeology Update (Houston-LeCompt Site Lab Process)

Written on: April 10th, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Howdy all, here is another great video from the folks at Dovetail Cultural Resources Group. Take a peek to see Kerry Gonzalez (Laboratory Manager) explain the process artifacts go through in the lab once they come out of the ground from the Houston LeCompt site.


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: March 7th, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

After months of behind the scenes efforts, Hunter Research, Inc. is able to announce the discovery of a small unmarked cemetery at the Elkin site.  The State of Delaware has specific laws regulating the discovery of unmarked human remains.  A discussion of these laws can be found at the Department of State Division of Historical […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: March 7th, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

The lab at Dovetail has been very busy this month working through the large Houston-LeCompt collection. To date all of Phase I artifacts are washed and we have started cleaning Phase II materials and continue cataloging the Phase III collection. It was this process that spawned the idea of participating in the ‘Small Finds’ session […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: March 7th, 2013 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Sometimes you wind up the fieldwork on an archaeological site with firm ideas about what you found, then get into the lab, look over your artifacts and change your mind. Work on an archaeological site is never really finished. Even when the original excavators are dead, somebody may decide to go through the notes and […]


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