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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.
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Place of Publication
Archaeology -- Tennessee -- Chattanooga; Excavations (Archaeology) -- Tennessee
ii, 19 leaves
TC557.T4 C687 1986
Council, R. Bruce, "Exploratory archaeological excavations at the Shelton Mill site, Chattanooga, Tennessee" (1986). Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology Reports. 48.