Category: Education and Outreach

Andrew Bradbury Teaches Cub Scouts about Flintknapping

Share thisOn June 7, Andrew Bradbury, an archaeologist working in CRA’s Knoxville office, spent a day discussing archaeology and flintknapping with Cub Scouts from the Toqua District (West Knoxville) Day Camp. Every year the scouts have a day camp. The

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New Link about Ancient Dentistry

Share thisIf you visit CRA’s Recommended Links page you may notice a new link for Ancient Dentistry. The link provides an overview of how different a dentist appointment may have been during ancient times. CRA would like to thank the

Prehistory of the Upper Cumberland River Drainage in the Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee Border Region

Share thisCultural Resource Analysts, Inc., routinely conducts archaeological surveys throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. Jon Kerr, the Director of Operations for the Kentucky office and  Prehistoric Ceramics Specialist, has compiled an in-depth look at the prehistory of the Upper Cumberland

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Sayre School: In Conclusion

Share thisAfter spending multiple years working alongside the Sayre students at Waterwild Farm, the excavation was concluded. The students, along with teachers and parents, were an integral part of the process. Students were taught the importance of historic preservation and

Sayre School: 2001-2002

Share thisThe 2001-2002 excavations at Waterwild Farm were conducted with the fourth and seventh grade classes from Sayre School in Lexington, Kentucky, and continued our exploration of the backyard, opening eight new units and revisiting one unit left open for

Sayre School: 2000-2001

Share thisThis school year began again with a slide presentation of previous work and a discussion of the year’s goals. Excavation units were expanded to better define building foundations and locate associated features. By the end of this year the

Sayre School: 1999-2000

Share thisThe third year program at Waterwild began with a presentation on a review of the goals and methodology of historical archaeology, and a slide show depicting the types of archaeological features that might be encountered at Waterwild. The first

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Sayre School: 1998-1999

Share thisDuring the second school year (1998-1999), a new proposal was developed for further testing of the site. Our research questions for this phase of the project were to (1) determine the stratigraphy and depth of deposits, the degree of

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Sayre School: 1997-1998

Share this  Over 15 years ago, CRA began its archaeological investigation at Waterwild Farm, which also served as an education program for students from Sayre School in Lexington, Kentucky.  The first year of the investigations at Waterwild began with the

Sayre School Education Program

Share thisBeginning in 1997, Cultural Resource Analysts, Inc. (CRA), worked with 4th graders from Sayre School on the Sayre School Historical Archaeology Project at Waterwild Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. The project was designed to investigate the spatial layout of the

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