A big thank you to Tom Stafford, writer for the Springfield News-Sun for reporting on the May Term class “Archaeological Field Methods” with an article entitled: “Students Dig Into Witt History.”

Caitlin Lobl documenting the finds from her day's excavation.

Caitlin Lobl documenting the finds from her day’s excavation.

Read the article below and hear how Wittenberg students experienced discovery and writing history this summer while participating in campus archaeology.


Mark Swope Jr and William Hennigan using a plumb bob to draw a scaled plan of the deposit they excavated on the former front lawn of the first house of the Alpha Z’s (1919-1936).

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