Archaeology at the Townley-Read Site, 1996–2000

Kurt A. Jordan

in The Seneca Restoration, 1715–1754

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780813032511
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039428 | DOI:
Archaeology at the Townley-Read Site, 1996–2000

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This chapter provides a summary of the 1996–2000 fieldwork at the Townley-Read site. It begins with a description of field methods. It then discusses the investigation of Conover's claims that the main habitation area at Townley-Read was on the western Ridgetop, and that a European-run smithy was located in the eastern part of the site; surveys of low-lying East Fields at Townley-Read; excavations in Domestic Refuse Clusters 1, 2, and 3; and the dating of the Seneca occupation at Townley-Read.

Keywords: Townley-Read site; archaeological sites; Seneca; excavations

Chapter.  14873 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of the Americas

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