Historical Archaeology of the Adirondacks [F-10-23]
|Location:||SUNY: Kellas 101|
|Classes:||2 Sessions 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Fri 1:00 PM 11/05, 11/12|
Learn about the fi eld of historical archaeology and some of the exciting work that historical archaeologists have carried out in the local area over the past few decades. Find out about research that SUNY Potsdam students recently conducted at sites related to Timbucto, a 19th-century African American farming community located in the Lake Placid region.
Hadley Kruczek-Aaron, teaches anthropology at SUNY Potsdam. She has been excavating historic-period sites throughout the United States and the Caribbean for almost two decades. She specializes in the 19th century Northeast United States and is especially interested in documenting the everyday lives of those left out of our history books.
NOTE: Recommended reading to prepare for the course: James Deetz’s In Small Things Forgotten.
CLASS CAP: 54