Educational Resources

External Resources

The iCRV Radio Program “Archaeology of Connecticut” is co-hosted by Sarah Sportman and Scott Brady

Digging into the Past: Exploring Connecticut’s Deep History through Archaeological Sites from the Institute for American Indian Studies

Teaching Resources from the Institute for American Indian Studies

CT’s 17th Century History Revealed Using Ground Penetrating Radar TEDx talk, Danbury 2017

Daily Life in a Colonial Town, from Where I Live CT

What Does an Archaeologist Really Do? – Knowledge Investigations. A fun short educational video by Mark Pernerewski

Examples of Archaeological Projects in the Region, AHS Inc.

Clark Farm Tenant House Archaeological Site, East Granby, Connecticut, PAST Inc

Over 5,000 Years of History in Eastern Connecticut-The Story of the Tower Hill Road Site Educational booklet by PAL, Inc.

Archaeology Lesson Plans & Activities from SAA

Connecticut Historic Preservation Collections at the UConn Dodd Archives includes the list of archaeological survey reports

Digitized volumes of the Bulletin and Newsletter of the Archaeological Society of Connecticut 1935-2014

Connecticut Humanities’ Teach It! inquiry-based history teaching modules

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation News newsletter archive.

Massachusetts Historical Commission’s  Archaeological Exhibits Online

Historic Jamestown educational resources

Scouts digging

Artifact Identification Resources

Diagnostic Artifacts In Maryland: a detailed resource for Native and Historic period artifacts

Ceramics Type Chart: very useful pdf poster of historic ceramics from Joe Bagley, City of Boston Archaeology

Introduction to Ceramic Identification from the Florida Museum of Natural History: includes many Spanish and New World types

Saint Mary’s University Archaeology Lab Ceramics database

SHA Historical Archaeology Research Resources