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Overview:
Students are introduced to archaeology vocab through the case of "Barwick's Ordinary," a historic tavern, gathering place, home, and center of business in 1700s Maryland. Students are briefly introduced to the story of the ordinary then explore a 3D "art gallery" with scans of artifacts from the site as well as maps, surveys, and drone photographs. Internet access is currently required. Paintings by John Lewis Krimmel help illustrate how things may have looked. An extension is to conduct some more detailed reading into the role of ordinaries, a ubiquituous feature of the European colonies in America. There are 3 activities to "meet" Barwick's, followed by 2 summative activities.
Subject:
Applied Science, Arts and Humanities, History, U.S. History, Social Science, Archaeology
Level:
High School
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Interactive, Lesson, Lesson Plan, Reading
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Provider:
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
Date Added:
07/21/2022
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
Media Format:
Downloadable docs, Graphics/Photos, Interactive, Text/HTML, Video

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