Tag: north end

CAS AR410 digs a historic site in the North End with City of Boston Archaeologist

CAS AR 410, Archaeological Research Design and Materials Analysis, taught by Professor Catherine West and teaching assistant, Kathleen Forste (GRS’21), worked on material from a historic site in Boston’s North End.  The students wrote blog posts reflecting on their analysis of 17-19th century artifacts from a possible privy at the Pierce-Hichborn House. https://www.boston.gov/news/studying-artifacts-pierce-hichborn-house https://www.instagram.com/bostonarchaeo/ https://www.instagram.com/bu_archaeology/    

WGBH-FM Interview with Professor Beaudry, Jade Luis, and Diana Gallagher

Edgar B. Herwick III, WGBH Curiosity Desk, interviewed Professor Mary Beaudry, graduate student, Jade Luiz, and alumna, Diana Gallagher, about the dig in the North End that has revealed what might be Paul Reveres’ bathroom. “Privies are like shipwrecks,” said Beaudry, “in the sense that they’re time capsules.” “People would say to me, ‘is that […]