Archives for the ‘From the Students’ Category

2011 Field Report 1

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Life in Block 8 The following was prepared by the students participating in the excavations at the Johnson’s Island Civil War Prison site this summer as part of the Heidelberg University Archaeological Field School.  Since they are excavating within the former location of Block 8, they have decided to present some historical information on life […]

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HELIX Program

Friday, July 12, 2002 The Helix Students

From July 8-12, 2002, Bowling Green State University’s HELIX program experienced Johnson’s Island. COMPANY A: FOOD AT JOHNSON’S ISLAND by Kurt Gee, Monya Anderson, Lindsay Becks, Patrick Bonifas, Bryon Casebolt, Kaylin Gillette, and Hannah Tabory The prisoners staying at Johnson’s Island during the American Civil War were treated very well in comparison to other prison […]

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Future Scientists

Thursday, June 27, 2002 Future Scientists at the site

The following was submitted by Robert Segedi, coordinator of the Future Scientists Program for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, who were at the site from June 24-27, 2002. For the past several years, field experiences in archaeology at Johnson’s Island have been important components of adult and youth educational programs sponsored by The Cleveland […]

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