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Virtual Lecture - Archaeology at the James Brice House

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2020

Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture

Time: 7 pm - 8 pm

Since January, 2018, the Lost Towns Project, Inc. has been conducting archaeological digs around and in the 250 year-old James Brice House, helping the restoration team answer questions about the construction, and who may have lived in, worked on, or visited this House over its lifetime. IMG-20180111-143822712-HDRAmelia Chisholm, Archaeological Laboratory Manager for the Lost Towns Project, will share some of the latest fascinating discoveries they’ve made right here at the Brice House! Learn more about the objects found under the basement floor, in the back yard, and under the front steps.

Registration required.

Cost: $15 per household for General Admission; $10 per household for HA Members and Volunteers


This lecture will be offered virtually by Zoom, an online video conferencing platform. Upon registration, you will be sent the link for the video conference to join on the evening of the lecture. If you do not receive your confirmation email after you register, please check your Spam folder, or email Carolyn Fifer at To learn more about Zoom and to download the app to your computer, visit the Zoom website.

About our Presenter: Amelia Chisholm is the Archaeological Laboratory Director for Anne Arundel County’s Cultural Resources Division. Ms. Chisholm has a Master’s of Applied Anthropology from the University of Maryland, College Park and has been a historical archaeologist in the Mid-Atlantic region for over 15 years. Her research includes 18th century material culture and African Diaspora studies and she has worked for many organizations in the region including Archaeology in Annapolis, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and the Lost Towns Project.


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