Saratoga National Historic Park

7-24 September, 2021

1777 Revolutionary War Battlefield

Last year AVAR veterans conducted the first archaeological fieldwork ever attempted on the site of the Second Battle of Saratoga, turning point of the American Revolution, with supervision and training provided by archaeologists from the Northeast Region Archeology Program. This year our vets will continue the methodical metal detector survey under the guidance of Advanced Metal Detecting for the Archaeologist (AMDA), but we also aim to excavate!

You can read more about our 2019 results in the below article by the  American Battle Field Trust:

Cataloguing & Analysis: Findings from the AVAR Saratoga Project

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