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UMD Dig at Historic Annapolis Black Home Producing Surprisingly Rich Haul

*Archaeologists Focusing on Naval Academy Connection, Filipino Past*

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – An archaeological team from the University of Maryland is uncovering an unexpectedly rich haul of household materials from an historic African American home in Annapolis. The team has one more week to go in their excavation.

The archaeologists resumed work at the James Holliday House – a middle class home purchased in 1850 by one of the first African Americans to work for the U.S. Naval Academy. (more…)

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