Late 18th and 19th centuries (Temporal Keyword)

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Evaluating the Chronology of the Joiner’s Shop in a Changing Monticello Landscape (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Beatrix Arendt. Devin Floyd. Crystal L. Ptacek.

The Joiner’s Shop at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello was the structure in which highly-skilled free and enslaved craftsmen manufactured decorative woodwork and furniture for Jefferson’s mansion during the late-18th and early-19th centuries.  While the Joiner’s Shop is the largest structure on Mulberry Row, the center of work and domestic life at the Plantation, little is known regarding its construction history, whether the space was divided based on work and domestic activities, or how the...

Historical Remembering and Forgetting: Black Men's Service (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Laurie A. Wilkie.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Historical Memory, Archaeology, And The Social Experience Of Conflict and Battlefields" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Fort Davis, marginally associated with particular campaigns in the "Indian Wars" during the postbellum period supported the settlement of the Western United States. "Marine Farm" as it currently known, was a Loyalist Period (1785-1835) plantation in the Bahamas which included a fortified...

Roads and Landscape Dynamics on Monticello's Mountaintop (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Derek Wheeler. Craig Kelley.

Between 1770 and his death in 1826, Thomas Jefferson expended vast resources building and altering Monticello mansion and the surrounding landscape. Roads and paths were integral parts of the resulting system, which was engineered to manage the movement of family members, elite visitors, and free and enslaved workers. This paper offers new insights from archaeological research into the shifting configuration of elite and service access routes to the house and the artificial landscape that they...