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  • Exhibit proposed on the Barkhamsted Lighthouse community.

    On February 10, 2009, archaeologist Dr. Ken Feder and Historical Society volunteers Linne Landgraf and Paul Hart met to discuss a proposed exhibit on the Barkhamsted Lighthouse community. The exhibit will be a temporary feature at the Squire's Tavern. It is our hope to have the display set up in...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 02-10-2009
  • 317) Archeology students visit Squire's Tavern

    317) Archeology students visit Squire's Tavern - May 31, 2007 Dr. Ken Feder, archeologist at Central Connecticut State University, visited the Squire's Tavern with a group of students. Walt Landgraf gave the class a tour of the Tavern building and showed them pottery and glass shards recovered...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 05-31-2007
  • 308) Archaeologist examines recovered items.

    308) Archaeologist examines recovered items. - March 14, 2007 Archaeologist Bob Gradie visits Squire's Tavern to examine ceramic shards, glass and other items recovered from the grounds of the Squire's Tavern. Over the last several years there have been digs at the Tavern which have recovered...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 03-14-2007
  • 303) Potash stone discovered at the Squire's Tavern

    303) Potash stone discovered at the Squire's Tavern - October 25, 2006 The Historical Society volunteer crew took time out from work at the Squire's Tavern to dig up an odd looking stone that was part of the walkway in front of the Tavern. The smooth stone appeared to be possibly an abandoned...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 10-25-2006
  • 128) Squires Tavern work party

    128) Squires Tavern work party - December 5, 2001 Volunteers wash, inspect and catalog most of the artifacts found during the archeological dig during October.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 12-05-2001
  • 108) Squires Tavern work party

    108) Squires Tavern work party - October 24, 2001 The dig continues. Volunteers supervised by archeologist Fred Warner continue to excavate and screen dirt for artifacts before the backhoe starts digging up this area in back of the building.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 10-24-2001
  • 107) Squires Tavern work party

    107) Squires Tavern work party - October 22, 2001 The dig continues. A couple more 5 foot by 5 foot squares are marked off and material is removed and screened. All artifacts within each 3 inch layer are collected and cataloged. Rusted nails, broken pottery, more pipe stems and bowls and broken glass...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 10-22-2001
  • 106) Squires Tavern work party

    106) Squires Tavern work party - October 19, 2001 The dig continues. More material is removed and screened for artifacts. See photos below. Photos of the archaeological dig- material is dug near the foundation and screened. Photo above shows just a few of the hundreds of items found (pencil shown for...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 10-19-2001
  • 48) Test pits at proposed garden location

    48) Test pits at proposed garden location - May 2, 2001 Walt Landgraf and Fred Warner dig nine test pits in the proposed garden area adjacent to the building. The goal is to verify that the garden plot is not on an important area such as the former site of an out-building or dump site containing artifacts...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 05-02-2001
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