Thursday, June 5, 2014

Archaeology in Action Program

June 16- July 11, 2014.
8.30 AM- 4 PM; rain or shine.

In the summer of 2014, the Department of Archaeology will resume test excavations at the Burrell Orchard site, a prehistoric Native American settlement located on the Black River in Sheffield Village, Ohio in Lorain County. The program is designed for Museum members [Cleveland Museum of Natural History] who want to participate in an actual archaeological dig and learn the basic techniques
 of excavation and data recording.

The 2014 excavations will more completely document the Late Archaic house structure and test for additional activity areas at this rare and unique site with instructors Dr. Brian G. Redmond, Curator and John Otis Hower Chair of Archaeology, and Brian Scanlan, Supervisor of Archaeology Field Programs.
For more information about the site, visit the 2008 Archaeological Research Report, here.

Minimum age 17. 
Limit 10 per week. 
Cleveland Museum of Natural History membership is required. 
No experience is necessary.

Application Deadline: June 9, 2014.
$200 per week.
Participants may enroll in one to four week-long sessions. 
Download the application, here.

For more information, contact Dr. Brian Redmond 
at 216-231-4600, ext. 3301 or email .

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