Day-long series of activities to highlight archaeological investigations, historical research and related topics for the state and surrounding areas.
Research helps provide a greater understanding of the early colonial history of European and African persons in Delaware.
Delaware Valley Archaeology and History Symposium at the Arsenal in New Castle, Del. on Dec. 7, 2019
Event will include scholarly presentations on the history and archaeology of the lower Delaware Valley including the Avery’s Rest and Fort Casimir archaeological sites.
“Queenstown and the Early Colonial Delmarva: An Archaeological and Historical Symposium” at Delaware’s New Castle Court House Museum on Oct. 13, 2018
The event will include scholarly presentations on My Lord’s Gift, a 17th century archaeological site in Queenstown, Md.; and the Coleman Farm, Reedy Island and Fort Casimir sites in Delaware.
An archaeological study years in the making has revealed a wealth of new information about some of Delaware’s earliest colonial settlers and shed new light on what life would have been like in the region three centuries ago.