University of Florida Archeology Field School at Kingsley Plantation
Pre-season prep. : Doing enough grocery shopping to feed 17 students
Last summer the students discovered the plantation's sugar mill and this summer they will continue working on that, but they also have some new projects.
This is the slave cabin they've been working on for the past 3 summers, but they will be finishing it up soon and moving on to another cabin.
This is the next cabin they will be excavating:
They are also trying to find the slave cemetery.
This is where they believe it may be:
The high-tech side of modern archeology: Ground Penetrating Radar
Students at work:
Processing artifacts while singing along with a Disney Princesses CD
It's been raining like crazy for the past couple days and there are flood warnings for the Jacksonville area, so they have sent the students and my husband home until next week.
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