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Laurel Historical Society archaeology camp | PHOTOS

Moje Adeniyi, 10 from Laurel (left) and Audrey Doscher, 11, Laurel (center) take a closer look at the artifact that Megan Castonguay, 12, Laurel (right) is washing at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
(Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)

Laurel Historical Society archaeology camp | PHOTOS

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The Laurel Historical Society welcomed campers to its archaeology camp this week. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. On the first day of the camp, kids were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near St. Vincent Pallotti High School.
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Ann Bennett, Executive Director Laurel Historical Society, welcomes campers to Archaeology Camp and explains the science of archaeology. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Ann Bennett, Executive Director Laurel Historical Society, welcomes campers to Archaeology Camp and explains the science of archaeology. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Ann Bennett, Executive Director Laurel Historical Society, welcomes campers to Archaeology Camp and explains the science of archaeology.Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Ann Bennett, Executive Director Laurel Historical Society, welcomes campers to Archaeology Camp and explains the science of archaeology.Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Moje Adeniyi, 10 from Laurel, examines an artifact and looks for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a wine bottle found in Williamsburg from Revolutionary War.Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Moje Adeniyi, 10 from Laurel, examines an artifact and looks for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a wine bottle found in Williamsburg from Revolutionary War.Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Audrey Doscher, 11 from Laurel, examines an artifact and looks for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a wine bottle found in Williamsburg from Revolutionary War.Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Audrey Doscher, 11 from Laurel, examines an artifact and looks for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a wine bottle found in Williamsburg from Revolutionary War.Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
(L to R) Kennedy Abrica, 11, Laurel, Colin Macomber, 10, Columbia (center) and Thomas Fishman, 11, Olney (right) examine an artifact and look for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
(L to R) Kennedy Abrica, 11, Laurel, Colin Macomber, 10, Columbia (center) and Thomas Fishman, 11, Olney (right) examine an artifact and look for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Colin Macomber, 10, Columbia examines an artifact and looks for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Colin Macomber, 10, Columbia examines an artifact and looks for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
(L to R) Coy Abarca, 11, Laurel; Kennedy Abrica, 11, Laurel; Colin Macomber, 10, Columbia (center); Thomas Fishman, 11, Olney; and Connor Bachiochi, 11,Olney (right) examine an artifact and look for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
(L to R) Coy Abarca, 11, Laurel; Kennedy Abrica, 11, Laurel; Colin Macomber, 10, Columbia (center); Thomas Fishman, 11, Olney; and Connor Bachiochi, 11,Olney (right) examine an artifact and look for clues as to what it might be and it's age at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Ann Bennett, Executive Director Laurel Historical Society, reveals to campers what the artifacts are and time period fromwhich they came at Archaeology Camp and explains the science of archaeology. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Ann Bennett, Executive Director Laurel Historical Society, reveals to campers what the artifacts are and time period fromwhich they came at Archaeology Camp and explains the science of archaeology. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Mofe Adeniyi, 10, Laurel (left) and Kennedy Andrew, 10, Columbia (right) wash artifacts at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Mofe Adeniyi, 10, Laurel (left) and Kennedy Andrew, 10, Columbia (right) wash artifacts at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Mofe Adeniyi, 10, Laurel (left) and Kennedy Andrew, 10, Columbia (right) wash artifacts at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Mofe Adeniyi, 10, Laurel (left) and Kennedy Andrew, 10, Columbia (right) wash artifacts at Archaeology Camp. The artifact is part of a 200 year-old glass candlestick. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Connor Bachiochi, 11, Olney (left) and Coy Abarca, 11, Laurel (right) show Ann Bennett, Executive Laurel Historical Society, how they are cleaning their artifacts. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Connor Bachiochi, 11, Olney (left) and Coy Abarca, 11, Laurel (right) show Ann Bennett, Executive Laurel Historical Society, how they are cleaning their artifacts. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Moje Adeniyi, 10 from Laurel (left) and Audrey Doscher, 11, Laurel (center) take a closer look at the artifact that Megan Castonguay, 12, Laurel (right) is washing at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Moje Adeniyi, 10 from Laurel (left) and Audrey Doscher, 11, Laurel (center) take a closer look at the artifact that Megan Castonguay, 12, Laurel (right) is washing at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Campers leave the classroom and head to the archaeologic siteYouth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Campers leave the classroom and head to the archaeologic siteYouth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Campers leave the classroom and head to the archaeologic siteYouth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Campers leave the classroom and head to the archaeologic siteYouth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Campers at Archaeology Camp look at one of the properties where they will dig for artifacts. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Campers at Archaeology Camp look at one of the properties where they will dig for artifacts. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Campers at Archaeology Camp look at one of the properties where they will dig for artifacts. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Campers at Archaeology Camp look at one of the properties where they will dig for artifacts. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Campers at Archaeology Camp look at one of the properties where they will dig for artifacts. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Campers at Archaeology Camp look at one of the properties where they will dig for artifacts. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Colin macomber, 10, Columbia, places a flag where he has located an artifact on one of the properties at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Colin macomber, 10, Columbia, places a flag where he has located an artifact on one of the properties at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Moje Adeniyi, 10, Laurel, places a flag where he has located an artifact on one of the properties at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Moje Adeniyi, 10, Laurel, places a flag where he has located an artifact on one of the properties at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Moje Adeniyi, 10, Laurel, pulls a measuring tape towards the end of the property as measurements are taken before mapping the archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Moje Adeniyi, 10, Laurel, pulls a measuring tape towards the end of the property as measurements are taken before mapping the archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Laurel Historical Society Executive Director, Ann Bennett, explains to campers the importance of proper measuring for acurate mapping of an archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Laurel Historical Society Executive Director, Ann Bennett, explains to campers the importance of proper measuring for acurate mapping of an archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Laurel Historical Society Executive Director, Ann Bennett, and campers begin measuring and mapping their archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Laurel Historical Society Executive Director, Ann Bennett, and campers begin measuring and mapping their archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Laurel Historical Society Executive Director, Ann Bennett, and campers begin measuring and mapping their archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Laurel Historical Society Executive Director, Ann Bennett, and campers begin measuring and mapping their archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
Laurel Historical Society Archaeology Camp
Amy Dunham, Board Member and Volunteer for Laurel Historical Society (center) helps Mofe Adeniyi, 10, Laurel (left) and Kennedy Andrew, 10, Columbia (right) with mapping a section of their archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School.
Amy Dunham, Board Member and Volunteer for Laurel Historical Society (center) helps Mofe Adeniyi, 10, Laurel (left) and Kennedy Andrew, 10, Columbia (right) with mapping a section of their archaeologic site at Archaeology Camp. Youth from Howard, Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be digging for artifacts at the site of two historic homes scheduled to be torn down in Laurel. First day of the camp, youth were mapping out the area where they will dig. The camp started at Laurel Historical Society and proceeded to the properties near Pallotti High School. (Jeffrey F. Bill/Baltimore Sun Media)
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