Field Reports for 2014

2014 Field Report 4

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Total Station

In this video update from Johnson’s Island, we are using the Total Station to map out features for evidence of where Block 8 used to stand. Watch to learn more!

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2014 Field Report 3

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Hard Rubber

In our latest video field update, history expert Mike Woshner tells us about the use of hard rubber in the mid-19th century.  

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2014 Field Report 2

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 FS9394

All the below Field Specimens (FS) were discovered during the excavations of Block 8. We are slightly north of the center of the Block. FS 9394-Aqua Green Canning Jar Rim Fragment This fragment exhibits a cracked off rim finish. These jars were patented in the late 1850s. FS 9395 and FS 9397-Hard Rubber Chain Links […]

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2014 Field Report 1

Friday, July 11, 2014 Renee Measuring

Watch our latest video report from the field and see what the 2014 field school students are doing at Johnson’s Island!

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