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Archaelogical Dig at Stroud Mansion This Summer

Just received my new board member orientation with the Monroe County Historical Association this morning. Thanks to Russ Scott, Pat Sayler, Amy Leiser and Bret Fowler for the orientation and private tour of the Mansion.

I learned that the MCHA received a grant for an an archaeological dig this summer behind Stroud Mansion at the site of what used to be Fort Hamilton.

Dr. Jonathan Burns of Juniata College will be in charge of the archaelogical dig to recover artifacts from Fort Hamilton (1755 to 1757), and the property’s later use by the Stroud Family. I look forward to seeing what will be uncovered.

 

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Posted on 22 Mar 2019, 22:41 - Category: Community Service

 

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