Archaeology Tours and Talks

Visitors are invited to visit the archaeological excavation underway of a 1.5 acre site where slave quarters were located and inhabited from about 1800-1850. The site is across the road from the visitor parking lot at 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown. FIeldwork is taking place primarily on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.  Archaeologist Matthew Greer will also give a tour and talk on Wednesday, July 25 at 11 a.m.

To read more about the project, please click here. Funding for the 2018 research has been made possible through a generous grant from the James R. Wilkins Charitable Trust based in Winchester, Virginia and the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Battlefield Preservation Fund;