2019 Excavation Expedition October 13-18

Sunday October 13

5:00 PM  –  7:30 PM

Excavation Expedition October 13-18

 

The Archaeology Excavation Expedition is Montpelier’s most popular week-long participatory program. This is a week-long hands-on volunteer and educational experience in which you will work side-by-side with professional archaeologists on actual archaeological research sites on the Montpelier property.  While digging through Madison-era deposits, you will experience the excitement of uncovering artifacts and features that have been buried for more than two centuries!

 

This week-long expedition begins Sunday at 5:00pm and ends Friday at 7:30pm.  Those staying in on-site housing will have the option of staying over Friday night and departing Saturday morning.

 

Montpelier On-Site Housing Options

 

Arlington House is a historic antebellum house built in the 1840's that is located in a beautiful rural setting on the Montpelier property about 1 mile from the visitor center and about 1.5 miles to the Archaeology Lab.  Adjacent to Arlington House is the oldest standing slave dwelling on the property. Arlington House is a low cost hostel style of housing where participants are assigned a bed in same gender shared bedrooms on the first and second floors. The four bathrooms are shared among all guests in the house.  There is a fully stocked kitchen with 2 full size refrigerators and each participant has an 18" cubby in the dining area for their pantry food items.   A living room, dining room, screened porch, outdoor picnic tables, and laundry machines are available for your use.  The house is heated and air-conditioned.  Bed linens and towels are provided.

 

Constitution Village is not available for this expedition week.

 

 

Choose one of the options below and enter the number of participants you are registering.

If you are registering only yourself, enter a "1".

$300.00
$850.00
$1,100.00
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