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Sylvester Manor


Dennis Piechota, Heather Trigg, & Steve Mrozowski in Washington Square in front of the Elmer Holmes Bobst Library at NYU. The Sylvester Manor exhibit, described in the article, is in the red building.

There is a nice article on Sylvester Manor in the Garden section of the New York Times


Author: John Steinberg

Dr. John Steinberg has been a Research Scientist at the Fiske Center since 2006. He received his PhD in Anthropology from UCLA in 1997. Before coming to UMass Boston, John taught at UCLA and California State University Northridge. He is interested in the economic problems of colonization, both in New England and across the North Atlantic. He uses GIS and shallow geophysics to study settlement patterns to understand broad trends over the landscape. In addition to John's New England work, he has been studying the settlement patterns of Viking Age Iceland. John is the director of the Digital Archaeology Laboratory at the Fiske Center.

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