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Small Finds, Big Stories: House Bell

Most artifacts recovered from a site are easy to identify. Broken ceramics that were once part of a serving dish or tea cup, shards of olive-colored glass that were parts of a wine bottle, nails that held down the floorboards of a house that has vanished from the landscape. These artifacts are ubiquitous on historical… Continue reading Small Finds, Big Stories: House Bell

Artifact of the Day

Small Finds, Big Stories: Wine Bottle Seal

Sometimes it’s amazing what you can learn from a single artifact. This wine bottle seal, the only one we’ve recovered so far from the Eutaw Manor House, is an outstanding example of just how much everyday items can reveal about the people who owned them. But first, what even IS a wine bottle seal? The… Continue reading Small Finds, Big Stories: Wine Bottle Seal

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You Made Us An Award-Winning Project

The Herring Run Archaeology Project has just won one of Baltimore Heritage’s 2017 Heritage Preservation Awards! Eternal thanks to all of you who have supported us over the last three years, and have devoted your time and energy to the project – especially our volunteers, who have made the whole thing possible (and so much… Continue reading You Made Us An Award-Winning Project