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Recovering the Landscape of an Abandoned Town in Port Tobacco, Maryland (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sarah A. Grady. Esther D. Read.

During the eighteenth century, Port Tobacco was a bustling port town located along the Port Tobacco River in Charles County, Maryland. Today it is a small village with few surviving structures and no commercial establishments. Between 2008 and 2011, systematic archaeological survey of the town defined the locations of many of the town’s early buildings. We recently began a new phase of research within the remains of a print shop. Our current excavation builds on earlier work and allows us to...