Cultural History Tour
- Rhenish Stoneware June 23, 2017
- CART Bi Weekly Update June 17, 2017
- The Ball Clay Tobacco Pipe June 14, 2017
- CART Bi-Weekly Update June 6, 2017
- Cast Iron Kettle May 26, 2017
- CART Bi-Weekly Update May 20, 2017
- Mason Neck Eagle Festival May 15, 2017
- More on Eighteenth Century Buttons May 12, 2017
- CART Bi-Weekly Update May 5, 2017
- Projectile Points – Contracting Stems April 28, 2017
New Volunteer Orientation
Friday, January 27
Saturday, February 11
More Field and Lab work!
Closed on Upcoming Holidays
Category Archives: Colchester
by Colleen Boyle – CART Archaeological Technician The glassware industry has existed for millennia. The first true glass objects were beads originating in Egypt or Mesopotamia.  Recognizable forms of glass tablewares common today have roots in fifteenth century Venice. The … Continue reading
by Jean Cascardi – Archaeological Crew Chief It has been some time since any CART archaeologists have been to Colchester to excavate. If you have been following our blog and weekly updates, you know that most of the winter saw the … Continue reading
Friends of Fairfax County Archaeology and Cultural Resources held an excellent event today at the James Lee Center in Falls Church. Great speakers including CRMPB’s own John Rutherford and Sheila Larkin Koons.
Part I: Process by Erica D’Elia – Assistant Laboratory Director If you received CART’s Biweekly Updates you probably heard us mention cross-mending. We didn’t have a lot of space there to explain why this process is so important. So, as … Continue reading
Today is the Friends of Fairfax County Archaeology and Cultural Resources symposium at Gunston Hall! What’s that, couldn’t make it to the old Mason place? No problem. CART is there and will be tweeting the event @CARTArchaeology, #FOFA_Gunston2015. Sure to be … Continue reading
by Kayla Marciniszyn – Field Archaeologist Tobacco played an important role in the development of Colonial Virginia. The tobacco plant requires very rich, sandy soils and exhausts the soil very quickly; an abundance of land and labor are required for tobacco … Continue reading
The Friends of Fairfax County Archaeology dropped off some Photos from the Open House. Thanks FOFA!