link above is to a photograph of artifacts found and organized by
summer students working at the Jay Heritage Center. Rye, New York.
The Jay Property in Rye is the boyhood home of New York State’s only native Founding Father, John Jay (1745-1829).Jay was the first Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court.
Six local high school students from Rye Country Day School are working
at the Jay Heritage Center through this week for their Senior term
community service project. Their projects include organizing
archaeological artifacts previously found at the site for use and
demonstration to JHC summer campers. They have also started a new
archaeology dig of their own at the site supervised by Dr. Eugene
We encourage the practice of ethical archaeology in the discovery of the history of Huronia (northern Simcoe County) through archaeological research and discussion of the historic record and oral tradition. Please feel free to comment and or join and post on the blog. Blog contents do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Ontario Archaeological Society or the Huronia chapter.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
High School Students at work at Jay Heritage Center
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