Millennia of Prehistoric Life Investigated in Pennsylvania

Posted on 8/21/2019 9:33:41 AM

“students from Indiana University of Pennsylvania looking for the remains of Newport, an eighteenth-century European settlement on the banks of western Pennsylvania's Conemaugh River, have also uncovered stone debris left behind by indigenous people hundreds or thousands of years before contact. IUP professors of anthropology Benjamin Ford and William Chadwick have been overseeing the students as they excavate and map the village, which was founded in 1790 and abandoned in 1820.”

—“Millennia of Prehistoric Life Investigated in Pennsylvania ,”
Archaeology (Archaeological Institute of America), August 19, 2019