Tag Archives: Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge

Final week: final presentation. Meghan Mumford.

Today was a bittersweet day. It was bitter because our wonderful field school is over, but sweet in sense of accomplishment that accompanied the conclusion. I believe I speak for my fellow classmates when I say that the experience has … Continue reading

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Lab work — Lindsey Weirich

Today was the first full day of lab work. Dr. Sharon Moses came from our Archaeology Department to show us how to draw artifacts like the pros. Also, Mr. Jim Smith came in to show us his amazing collection of … Continue reading

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Closing Day at the Site

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Week 4, Day 5 — Andrew Rayborn

Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge. Today was the last day we were going to do any excavations and the last day to do any work at the refuge because tomorrow we are going back home after packing up camp in the … Continue reading

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Week 4, Day 3 — Julia Mills

Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge: humid, overcast Today was the last full day of excavation on our site at the Wildlife Refuge. After lunch tomorrow, we will have to backfill our units and pack up the lab. Everyone is working really … Continue reading

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Week 4, Day 2 – Chris McHugh

We survived the thunderous, lightning filled night that caused Dr. Ward to float in her tent. Then we began the day by breaking into our new excavation teams and getting the water off our units. We worked hard throughout the … Continue reading

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Week 4, Day 1 — Meghan Mumford

Today was the first day of our last week out camping. We began our day with an interesting lesson on dendrochronology, which is the study of tree rings as a reflection of the environment, and how it is useful to … Continue reading

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