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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Newlin Grist Mill seeks volunteers for archaeology dig

"Newlin Grist Mill is launching an exciting public archaeology program to discover evidence about the people who lived and worked at Newlin Grist Mill for more than three centuries.

Volunteers are needed to help with an archaeological excavation throughout the spring and summer to unearth evidence around the Miller’s House.

This project is in partnership with the Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology, Chapter 2.

The volunteer archaeology program kicks off with a class for interested volunteers, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 19.

Volunteer archaeology days will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m., April 23, May 28, June 25, Aug. 20, Sept. 17 and Oct. 15.  Registration is required.  To register, contact Lauren Vitelli at 610-459-2359 or email

The Newlin Mill is at 219 S. Cheyney Road at Baltimore Pike."
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