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 be part of a dig.
Archaeology Course— 4 sessions / 12 hours from Sept 26- Oct 5. (exact dates and times to be announced) Open to members of the public.
$50 for FHS members and $70 for non-members
Class size is limited to 8 people, ages 12 and up.
Archaeology Camp for Boy and Girl Scouts, tentatively planned for Oct 15. Stay Tuned for More information.
Hands-on Archaeology – Dig Day–Sunday, Oct 22, 12-4 PM. Come and dig, sift, observe, and learn about what we are finding on site.
Also visit our Archaeology Lab… The front parlors of Harrington House will be our designated work space for viewing, cleaning, processing and interpreting artifacts. Archaeological Education for all is the goal!
This program is funded in part by a grant from the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation from the National Trust for Historic Preservation