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Abstract

As part of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Youth Project entitled "Chattanooga: Doing Regional History, " 30 local high school students under the direction of University of Tennessee at Chattanooga faculty engaged in an intensive historical research orientation program in June, 1986. One facet of this program was an introduction to the discipline of archaeology. Drs. Nicholas Honerkamp and Robin Smith of the Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, made presentations to the NEH students on archaeological research methods and regional overviews in prehistory and the historic period. In order (1) carry our survey-level archaeological research at a significant urban site (2) simultaneously providing practical field experience in historical and industrial archaeology for the NEH students, the Institute of Archaeology conducted a one-date exploratory archaeological excavation on a tract of land owned by the Tennessee Valley authority in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Department

Dept. of Social, Cultural, and Justice Studies

College

College of Arts and Sciences

Publisher

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Place of Publication

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Date

1986

Subject

Archaeology -- Tennessee -- Chattanooga; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Tennessee

Location

Chattanooga (Tenn.)

Document Type

reports

Extent

ii, 19 leaves

Language

English

Call Number

TC557.T4 C687 1986

Rights

Under copyright.

Exploratory archaeological excavations at the Shelton Mill site, Chattanooga, Tennessee

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