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Andrew Bradbury Teaches Cub Scouts about Flintknapping

On 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 theme

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New Link about Ancient Dentistry

If 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 kids

Posted in Education and Outreach, News

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

Cultural 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 River

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Sayre School: In Conclusion

After 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 how

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Sayre School: 2001-2002

The 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 display

Posted in Education and Outreach

Sayre School: 2000-2001

This 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 goal

Posted in Education and Outreach

Sayre School: 1999-2000

The 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 year’s

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Sayre School: 1998-1999

During 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 disturbance

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Sayre School: 1997-1998

  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 preparation

Posted in Education and Outreach

Sayre School Education Program

Beginning 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 historical

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Recent Posts

  • Andrew Bradbury Teaches Cub Scouts about Flintknapping
    On 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. ...
    Published on 7/18/16

  • New Link about Ancient Dentistry
    If 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 ...
    Published on 2/26/14

  • Prehistory of the Upper Cumberland River Drainage in the Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee Border Region
    Cultural 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 ...
    Published on 8/27/13

  • Sayre School: In Conclusion
    After 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. ...
    Published on 7/17/13

  • Sayre School: 2001-2002
    The 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 ...
    Published on 7/11/13

  • Sayre School: 2000-2001
    This 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 ...
    Published on 7/9/13

  • Sayre School: 1999-2000
    The 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 ...
    Published on 7/3/13

  • Sayre School: 1998-1999
    During 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 ...
    Published on 7/2/13

  • Sayre School: 1997-1998
      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 ...
    Published on 7/1/13

  • Sayre School Education Program
    Beginning 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 ...
    Published on 6/26/13