|Amy and Katie carefully sift the soil from one of many, many shovel tests.|
The decorations on the ceramic sherds and types that have been found indicate some were manufactured as early as the 1780s, but most date from the 1800s and early 1900s. The New Acadia Project is searching for artifacts and other evidence of sites dating from the 1760s - beginning in 1765 to be precise - when a group of more than 200 Acadians arrived in the region known as Fausse Pointe.
|Mark, Katie, and Amy at the LaPAL field lab.|
|The author with laptop and equipment in the LaPAL field lab.|