Vicky Lunsford Talks Archaeology

I have always been intrigued by archaeology, and on May 20, 2013, I arrived at Historic Sandusky to begin my first field school along with four other graduate history students from Lynchburg College, one undergraduate student from Randolph College, and Lori A. Lee, Visiting Ainsworth Professor at Randolph College. The next six weeks challenged our minds and our bodies as we used the techniques of archaeology to unearth our finds. The research design was to find the original kitchen located on the east side of the house. Through maps, eighteenth century insurance records, a 1937 WPA narrative, and an old 1917 photograph of Risque Hutter, we began our dig with two 2x5 units placed by Profess

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