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Archaeology Month Events Dig Into Local History

October is Archaeology Month and UNCG Anthropology and UNCG Archaeology are hosting several events throughout October.  Please click on the link below to read about Mr. Geoffrey Hughes and Dr. Linda Stine as they detail their archaeological efforts here in Guilford County.

Archaeology Month Events Dig Into Local History

October is Archaeology Month, and several UNC Greensboro archaeology researchers will give virtual talks that focus on the mysteries and history buried beneath the earth in Guilford County and in Old Salem. The researchers will also lead an in-person Archaeology Day at the Greensboro History Museum, at 130 Summit Ave, in downtown Greensboro.

Archaeology Day at the museum will be Oct. 16, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and include engaging hands-on activities for all ages.

On Oct. 5, Geoffrey Hughes, lecturer in the Department of Anthropology will give a virtual talk, “Fashioning & Firing Identity: Experimentation in Moravian Ceramics, 1793-1831.”

Listen and learn on Oct. 5 at 6 p.m. through this link:

On Oct. 12, Dr. Linda Stine, Associate Professor in UNCG’s Department of Anthropology, will give the virtual presentation “Colliding Worlds: Hidden Landscapes of Guilford County,” which emphasizes Greensboro’s historic and prehistoric sites hidden underground. The talk will reflect on the value of interdisciplinary work, and describe the combination of historic research, remote sensing, and what she and her research partners have learned about sites such as the Buis-Lindsay plantation, ordinary, and store near the Sandy Ridge Road farmer’s market, working with the High Point History Museum interest group. 

The Oct. 12 talk begins at 6 p.m. and will be available here:


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