The Fiske Center Blog

Weblog for the Fiske Center for Archaeological Research at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

December 23, 2015
by David Landon
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Community Preservation Coalition Highlights Archaeology

The Community Preservation Coalition has recently highlighted the use of Community Preservation Act funds to support archaeology in Massachusetts. One of their featured projects is our work on Nantucket at the Boston-Higginbotham House, a collaborative undertaking with the Museum of African American History.

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Read more about it here:

http://www.communitypreservation.org/successstories/historic-preservation/22022?utm_source=December+2015+Newsletter&utm_campaign=Dec+2015&utm_medium=email

October 30, 2015
by David Landon
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Public Presentation: UMass Boston’s Plymouth Archaeology Project

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Tuesday, November 10, 7–8:30 pm • Plymouth Public Library

Fehlow Room, Main Library, 132 South Street, Plymouth, MA

Please join us for an overview of the planned work for the University of Massachusetts Boston’s archaeological and geophysical investigations in the Town of Plymouth. This work is being sponsored by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and is designed to learn more about the history and archaeology of the Town as part of the lead up to 2020. Proposed work for 2016–2018 will be described followed by a question and answer session for the audience.

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