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The City of Boston Archaeology Program announces the release of original research on the residents of Charlestown impacted by the Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775, including a reconstructed census...

The City Archaeology program and Eleven Names Project added nearly 1,000 additional names.

The City of Boston Archaeology Program is made up of four people who work to carry out the program's mission: to celebrate Boston’s diverse history through preservation, excavation, and community...

The City Archaeology Program has just wrapped up three months of fieldwork and will now begin processing artifacts and analyzing data collected from the digs.

The City Archaeologist announces a new archaeological dig at the Landmark-designated Loring Greenough House beginning on Monday, November 7, 2022.

City Archaeologist Announces Archaeological Dig at the Headquarters of the League of Women for Community Service in the South End

Archaeology team seeks information on possible site of 18th century slave quarters and kitchen

Including 210,147 artifacts from the Paul Revere House, Boston Common, Brook Farm, 27-29 Endicott Street Brothel, Lathrop Place, and Faneuil Hall.

Since the fall of 2019, City of Boston’s Archaeology Program has been hard at work digitizing hundreds of thousands of artifacts thanks to a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the...

In the fall of 2019, the City of Boston Archaeology Program began the process of fully digitizing some of its most significant collections of artifacts.

Boston archaeologists will create a new exhibit and digital files of approximately 100,000 artifacts from four Charlestown archaeological sites as part of the Boston 400th Digital Archaeology Project.

The Boston Archaeology Program seeks Boston's diverse and inclusive past.

City Archaeologist Joe Bagley is providing updated historical research on the historic well site.

Eleven archaeology students from Boston University collaborated with Boston City Archaeologist Joe Bagley to interpret the mysteries held by a possible privy from the Pierce-Hichborn House in Boston’s...

The dig will be led by the City of Boston's Archaeology Program, and City Archaeologist Joseph Bagley.

All proceeds from "A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts" will go to City Archaeology Program.

The two-week survey is taking place ahead of future renovations to the property.

City Archaeologist Joe Bagley, who requested the archaeological survey, will be present throughout the duration of the work.

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