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This school year’s last HISP Club meeting will be on April 25, at 7PM in Combs 009. Come out to talk about upcoming summer activities and relax before the exam week! #PreservationEducation #UMWHISP
What did I do today? Oh, just got an amazing tour of the excellent #Tenacity exhibit by @UMWAlumni Kate Gruber! I highly recommend you all go straight to @historyisfunorg to learn all about women in the 17th century! #umwhisp4U of Mary Washington@MaryWash
What I did over Spring Break! #umwhisp #archaeology
@umwhisp digs into Native American past.
Guest speakers invited to our survey course HISP100 introduce students to current practices in historic preservation. Last week, Danae Peckler, a local preservation professional, spoke to the class about her work and the Fredericksburg preservation community. #umwHISP2
When (even though you personally plugged the battery in to charge the night before) technology fails, you go old school. Lizzie got a lesson in compass use and proper footwear for surveying in the woods. #archaeology #umwhisp #compass #survey
Tag Archives: Abigail Phelps
Learning a second language doesn’t come easily to everyone. Memorizing grammar and vocabulary is often an intimidating task. But imagine trying to learn a language that has not been spoken for over one hundred years. This is precisely what Garry … Continue reading
In my time at the university’s archaeology lab, I’ve learned just how diversified archaeology work can be. While a lot of lab work is computer-based, including research and data entry, some lab work is very hands-on. Although I was familiar … Continue reading
An archaeological lab can be a fascinating place to work. Much of my time in lab has been spent taking heaps of dirty, unidentified artifacts from an excavation and making them clean, labeled, and carefully stored. In the midst of … Continue reading