Archaeological dig at the Freeport Historical Society, 45 Main Street, with the Maine State Archaeologist Leith Smith. Its purpose it to discover the artifacts and history hidden in the ground of our Main Street property before our upcoming construction project.
This is your chance to uncover history!
Come and dig, sift, observe, and learn about what we are finding on site.
Also visit our Archaeology Lab…
The front rooms of the the Historical Society will be designated as work space for viewing, cleaning, processing and interpreting artifacts. Come by during open hours beginning Sept 26 to view the tools and process.
This dig is funded in part by a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation