Betty's Hope (Other Keyword)

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Cultural Resource Survey of the Step Project Site Estate Betty's Hope, St. Croix (1984)
DOCUMENT Citation Only George F. Tyson, Jr.. A. E. Figueredo.

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Integrating Material Culture from the Betty’s Hope Archaeological Project: a Multifaceted Approach (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Georgia Fox.

This paper examines how archaeological investigations at Betty’s Hope, a former English sugar plantation on the Caribbean island of Antigua, can encompass a variety of approaches in working with archaeological materials recovered from the site, as well as the site itself.  Betty’s Hope operated from 1651 until 1944, making it one of the oldest and most continuously operating plantations on the island. Its long history, combined with good preservation, provides an ideal laboratory for studying...

Mounds of Mollusks: A Preliminary Report of the Zooarchaeological Assemblage Recovered from the Slave/post-Emancipation Laborers’ Quarters at Betty’s Hope Plantation, Antigua, West Indies (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Alexis K Ohman.

Betty’s Hope plantation operated continuously for nearly 300 years during the colonial period in Antigua, West Indies. Since 2007, excavations have been conducted on several parts of the site including the Great House, Service Quarters, and Still House contexts. Zooarchaeological analyses have begun to untangle the foodways patterns in daily life at Betty’s Hope, particularly the incorporation of local resources with specific class-based patterns despite the general disdain the English...