Digging Beantown: Uncovering Community Identity Through Public Archaeology in Boston
Author(s): Joseph M. Bagley
This is an abstract from the "Technology and Public Outreach" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology.
Founded in 1983, Boston's City Archaeology Program has undergone an evolution of function and accessibility. Since 2011, the Program has opened access to Boston's archaeological heritage through social media, community archaeology, public education, and artifact digitization. This paper reviews the evolution of the Program, discusses successes and failures, and recommends best practices for community engagement in CRM, goverment, academic, and private archaeological digs and laboratory work.
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Digging Beantown: Uncovering Community Identity Through Public Archaeology in Boston. Joseph M. Bagley. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, St. Charles, MO. 2019 ( tDAR id: 449237)
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