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Archaeological Field School

Students sift through dirt unearthed at the Gray House during a summer 2017 initial survey of the Gray House, led by Dr. Rebecca Graff in preparation for this summer's Field School.Students sift through dirt unearthed at the Gray House during a summer 2017 initial survey of the Gray House, led by Dr. Rebecca Graff in preparation for this summer's Field School.

Are you interested in learning how to excavate a 19th-century archaeological site? Do you want to unearth the history of a Chicago neighborhood? Are you willing to get dirty to study how urban archaeologists explore the dynamic experiences of city life through material culture? If so, consider joining Lake Forest College’s 2018 Archaeological Field School (SOAN 205), to be held at the Gray House in Chicago’s Old Irving Park Neighborhood during the July 2018 Term (July 9-August 2).

Gray House in winter