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Jul 21, 2022

2022 Field School Week Six

By Brooks McCabe   It’s the sixth week and final week of Poplar Forest’s archaeology field school. This week, the students wrapped up their excavations, and each student gave a […]

Jul 12, 2022

2022 Field School Week Five

By Nancy Williams   This week, we learned about and participated in Public Archaeology. On July 4th, many members of the public came down to the site to learn about […]

Jul 7, 2022

2022 Field School Week Four

By Jackson DeWitt   Week 4 of the Poplar Forest field school was one of the most exciting yet! We started out the week by expanding two of the test […]

Jun 24, 2022

2022 Field School Week Three

By Morgan Reeder   It was a busy week for the Poplar Forest field school! We started off by taking a field trip to Monticello on Monday. We had the […]

Jun 21, 2022

2022 Field School Week Two

By Kaitlyn Holmes   In our second week here at Poplar Forest, the field school started by listening to a very important and interesting lecture on historic ceramics. After the […]

Jun 13, 2022

2022 Field School Week One

By Emma Coffey   Poplar Forest’s 2022 Archaeology Field School began this week and already students are finding incredibly interesting things. Before the students began their initial excavations, they were […]