NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SUPPORTS EXCAVATIONS AT NEW PHILADELPHIA

Report updates available HERE. During the next three summers professional archaeologists from the University of Maryland, Illinois State Museum, and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign with the support of the New Philadelphia Association will work in Pike County to unearth New Philadelphia’s past. In 1836 Frank McWorter founded the town of New Philadelphia, the first […]

45th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

This is the national (and international) professional conference for historical archaeology sponsored by the Society for Historical Archaeology. Approximately 1,300 people were registered, for 100 symposia, forum/panels, general sessions, and poster sessions over four days. The New Philadelphia Archaeological Project was well represented. In addition to the New Philadelphia session on Friday afternoon, January 6th, […]