Archaeologists to survey Fort Edward

Published on August 21st, 2009 | by Admin


After removing part of the historic Fort Edward in a Hudson River dredging accident, archaeologists are preparing to survey the area to understand more about the damage caused.

The timbers were located in an area near the shore and Rogers Island and dredging in that area has been postponed. Work will not return to that spot until the survey is completed.

“What we hope to do with that is get the setting and context of the timber prior to its removal, do a little reconstruction of that and use this an opportunity to add to our overall understanding of the occupation of the fort,” Vetter said. “It will hopefully give us an inventory of artifacts to interpret the function and location of activities near the fort and next to the river.”

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