Vermont Archaeological Society

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  • What Is Archaeology?

    What do archaeologists hope to accomplish by excavating the remains of old settlements? What possible questions can the smallest pieces of stone, pottery, and bone, and stains in the soil answer? Click to learn more about archaeology and why it is important!

  • Educational Resources

    Click here for resources, downloads, lesson plans, and information for teachers, parents, and more!

  • 2019 HS Student Paper Contest

    Attention high schoolers, answer this question and you could win $500: “What has archaeology taught us about the relationship between humans and the natural environment?”

  • 2020 NEH Teacher Workshops

    Save the date! VAS will be offering 2 Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops in July 2020. Participants will gain hands-on experience in how to teach with historical and archaeological sites at 7 Revolutionary War era sites along Lake Champlain.