Erosion and Sedimentation at a 19th-century Farmstead

Author(s): Sarah A. Grady

Year: 2016


The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center located in Edgewater, MD is a 2,650 acre campus consisting mostly of eroded farmland. This paper focuses on the complex erosional processes occurring at a historic farmstead located on campus, Sellman's Connection (18AN1431: 1729-1917) by looking at key excavation units along with soil borings that identify the source of eroded material and its final resting place.

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Erosion and Sedimentation at a 19th-century Farmstead. Sarah A. Grady. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, D.C. 2016 ( tDAR id: 434268)


Temporal Keywords
19th Century

Spatial Coverage

min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Society for Historical Archaeology

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 799