Thursday, December 10, 2009

Temporary Archaeology Exhibit at Jockey Hollow

The Division of Cultural Resources invites Park patrons to visit the archaeological treasures on display at the Jockey Hollow Visitor Center. This exhibit features objects that were unearthed in Jockey Hollow during one of our many surveys. Discarded and lost items like stoneware, pipes, grapeshot, spectacles, bayonets, buckles and tools are among the recovered artifacts.

Archaeological exploration at the park began in 1933, the year Morristown National Historical Park was founded, and the most recent excavation took place in 2006. Historical study of the found artifacts continues today.

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Exhibit curated by Krystal Poelstra.

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