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Behind the Walls at Bacon’s Castle: Found Objects and Ritual Concealments
Explore the unique and personal finds revealed during restoration work within the architecture of Bacon's Castle and the 19th century slave quarter. With an expert panel of researchers to go deeper into the historical cultural and geographic context to discuss why specific artifacts are so commonly found and what they mean.


Rebekah Planto, PhD Student, Historical Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, William & Mary

Jessica Costello, Museum Specialist, NPS Northeast Museum Center

Sara Rivers-Cofield, Curator of Federal Collections, Maryland Archaeological Curation Lab

Brenna Gheraghty, Educator, Preservation Virginia's Bacon's Castle and Interpreter, Chippokes State Park

Moderated by Jennifer Hurst-Wender, Director of Museum Operations, Preservation Virginia

Dec 1, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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