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UA archeology class uncovers 100 years of farm life

Posted: September 14, 2017 at 1 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Jami Lockhart uses an electrical resistivity device Wednesday June 14, 2017 at the Leetown Hamlet site at Pea Ridge National Military Park. University of Arkansas archeology students are assisting the Arkansas Archeological Survey with the work at the site. The device maps subsurface archaeological features and patterns.

Breanna Wilbanks laid stretched out in the dirt, her head resting in her hand. It's not the typical pose of an archaeologist, but it was working for this college student.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER University of Arkansas archaeology student Madison Atchley measures a level June 14 at the Leetown hamlet site at Pe...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Jamie Brandon, station archaeologist based in Fayetteville and instructor of the UA field school, holds a couple of ...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Archaeology students Kayden Dennis (left) and Madison Atchley dig in Feature 2 at the Leetown hamlet site at Pea Rid...

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For more information about next year’s archaeological research at Pea Ridge National Military Park and to find out how you can be involved, watch the Arkansas Archeological Society’s website throughout the year.

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