Monthly Archives: July 2014

“A scythe and a pick axe hang next to my desk”

This post is from Paul Shackel: A scythe and a pick axe hang next to the desk in my home office. The scythe has a blade that appears to have been well used. Tarnished with age, the words “Made in … Continue reading

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The Goat That Came for Dinner

This is one of a series of short stories collected from oral histories with town residents that will be retold here. Pardeesville resident Maurice DeLorenzo showed us a panoramic photo of the town taken from a culm bank on the … Continue reading

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All in Six Weeks: This Puppy Has Grown!

At the end of last Friday I looked at the puppy, Axel, that lives next door to our excavation site and realized that he was almost twice as big as he was in the first picture I took of him. … Continue reading

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Silent Places that Speak Loudly of History

This post was written by Michael Roller, who is currently writing his dissertation on the excavations at the Lattimer Massacre Site, Canal Street and Scamper Street in Lattimer and Pardeesville: When I drive to the Hazleton area from my home … Continue reading

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Standard Speaker Article, July 7, 2014

Kent Jackson of the Standard Speaker wrote a nice article about our summer work. Enjoy!:

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