Behind the Walls at Bacon’s Castle: Found Objects and Ritual Concealments

Dec 1, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Explore the unique and personal finds revealed during restoration work within the architecture of Bacon’s Castle and the 19th century slave quarter. With an expert panel of researchers we are able to go deeper into the historical, cultural and geographic context to discuss why specific artifacts are so commonly found and what they mean.

Rebekah Planto, PhD Student, Historical Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, William & Mary
Jessica Costello, NPS Northeast Museum Center
Sara Rivers-Cofield, Maryland Archaeological Curation Lab
Brenna Gheraghty, Bacon’s Castle and Chippokes State Park

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