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Project Archaeology uses archaeological inquiry to foster understanding of past and present cultures; improve social studies and science education; and enhance citizenship education to help preserve our archaeological legacy.

“Discovery is nothing more than observing what is already there.”

From the Blog:


  • August 18, 2017

    From Investigating a Shotgun House, Part One: Geography Yesterday, you heard the story of Mr. Kenny Demus and today you get to learn about the Laffoon sisters’ experience growing up in Davis Bottom. Cissy and Mary Laffoon Cissy Laffoon and her older br …

  • August 17, 2017

    From Investigating a Shotgun House, Part One: Geography Davis Bottom is different from Lexington’s other urban, working-class neighborhoods. That is because throughout its long history, black people and white people lived side-by-side as friends and ne …

  • August 16, 2017

    by Janie-Rice Brother From Investigating a Shotgun House, Introduction In cities, land developers usually subdivide a  property in order to fit as many lots on it as possible. This maximizes the amount of money the land developers can make. Narrow and …

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