Monthly Archives: June 2014

Excavated Newsprint

We are finding bits and pieces of well preserved newsprint here in Pardeesville. Haven’t found a date on it yet.

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Patch Town Day Festival, 2014

This past weekend we made our way to Eckley Miners’ Village to set up a display of our archaeology project at the annual Patch Town Day festival. Eager to discuss our work, patch town history, and anthracite labor history and … Continue reading

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Three Weeks In: Some of Our Finds

A blog post written by Justin Uehlein, a Ph.D student studying labor and foodways: We have a little less than three weeks remaining in the field season and there is still much to explore. So far we have begun to … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Three Weeks

  This post comes from Camille Westmont, reflecting on our halfway point through the 2014 fieldschool: It is with some sadness but much anticipation that we mark our halfway point for our time in Pardeesville this summer. We have covered … Continue reading

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Hard at Work!

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The Archaeology of Gardens and Food in the Anthracite Region

This post is from Justin Uehlein, who is beginning his dissertation research on food in the anthracite region this summer. Justin describes his research here: The field season has kicked off, and we are progressing at our first former company … Continue reading

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Old Friends and New Friends

Hello all! This is Camille, writing from sunny Hazleton, Pennsylvania! I’m back for my second year on the project and I couldn’t be more excited! Justin and I have been here for a little over a week and the community … Continue reading

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