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Prehistoric and other finds at Camp Security

In my last post, I shared some of the artifacts found at the 2015 Camp Security dig that could be from the 1781-1783 period, the years that the Revolutionary War prisoner of war camp was in operation. Here are some … Continue reading

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What’s new with Camp Security?

The 2015 archaeology dig at the site of Camp Security has come to a close. Over eighty volunteers participated in various ways: shuttling workers to the somewhat remote site, visual and metal detector surveys, digging and sifting tons of soil, … Continue reading

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Call put out for information on previous Camp Security finds

I stopped by the site of the Camp Security archaeology dig yesterday and took a few photos. There have been some small Revolutionary War period artifacts found so far: brass and tombac buttons, a lead musket ball, a British copper … Continue reading

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