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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: November 1st, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Hunter Research, Inc. has moved on to the Elkins B site 7NC-G-174, CRS# N14524.    https://deldot.gov/archaeology/Elkins/brochure/ElkinsOnePageHandout.pdf We started Data Recovery investigations with screening of additional sample plowzone units located over the cellar hole which was discovered during the Phase II investigations.  A sleeve link (now more correctly termed a “linked button” in the light of recent […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: October 31st, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

  Native American Pit Feature Wow, the beginning of the Elkins B cellar hole has not been a disappointment for the crew from Hunter Research, Inc.!  We started with the darker soils across the north end of the cellar hole removing between four and six inches.  We have recovered close to two thousand historic artifacts from the […]


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Delaware Prepares For Hurricane Sandy

Written on: October 26th, 2012 in Alert MessagesWeather Related Notices

 Delaware Department of Transportation         NEWS RELEASE DelDOT Public Relations                                                 October 26, 2012 Contact: Jim Westhoff, Public Relations Desk – 302-760-2160;  Mobile – 302-943-3589; james.westhoff@state.de.us   DelDOT is preparing for a possible […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: October 26th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

  Members of Cub Scout Pack 285 read the site poster before their tour. What a great week at the Armstrong-Rogers site! During our last field session, a backhoe was used to strip off the topsoil from the site core. Now is the good part! We get to start digging into the amazing features we […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: October 19th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

  Overview Photo of Stripped Area from Route 301/72. So what happened to the warm weather? Despite a little rain and a lot of wet feet, the Dovetail team continued to work on the Armstrong-Rogers site this past week. Our task? Removing the topsoil from the site core to expose subsurface features. We already knew […]


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: October 19th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

  Well, well, well.  On the final day of fieldwork at the Rumsey/Polk site, we excavated a deep well.  The upper parts of the well , also known as Feature 10, were dug down 5 feet  by hand until we reached a layer of lime chunks that were tossed into the abandoned well. The upper […]


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Delawareans working together!

Written on: October 18th, 2012 in General

It’s amazing how much can be done when Delawareans work together. On Saturday, October 20, many Delawareans are expected to volunteer by picking up trash from their local roadways. https://deldot.gov/home/newsroom/release.shtml?id=4504


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Route 26 Working Group Meeting Minutes – Meeting #1

Written on: October 15th, 2012 in Route 26

Attached is the link to the minutes of the first meeting of the Route 26 Working Group 2012-09-24 – SR-26 Working Group Minutes –


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US Route 301 Archaeology Update

Written on: October 11th, 2012 in Archaeology UpdatesUS301

Join us as we celebrate National Archaeology Day on October 20th at the Armstrong-Rogers Site.  Sponsored by the Archaeological Society of America, National Archaeology Day is a chance for folks to visit sites, see archaeologists at work in the field and in the lab, and to learn more about archaeology and the its importance!  The Armstrong-Rogers […]


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SR-26 Working Group Meeting #1 Presentation

Written on: October 11th, 2012 in Route 26

On September 24, 2012, the first Working Group Meeting of the Route 26 Project was held at the South Costal Library in Bethany Beach, Delaware.  During this first working group an explanation of the project was given to members by the design team.  The attached Power Point was presented to explain the project in detail. […]


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