We were pleased to meet new friends and knock knees with old ones.We were pleased to have sold a few pieces of our art to collectors that were there and take some orders for future projects. Next year Cla show auction theme is the war of 1812 should be fun.The research into the Seminole presence in the Marion County region is largely due to the efforts of Brent Weisman.Weisman's 1989 publication, "Like Beads on a String", chronicles a long term research effort to provide an ethnoarchaeological signature for the historic Seminole.We have just returned from the Cla's annual show held in Lexington, Ky.It was a magnificent show with tremendous amount of eye candy from some of the countries best artist's, authors, historians and the like.Anne Arundel County’s Lost Towns Project has recovered an interesting and informative ceramic assemblage of twenty-eight vessels from a seventeenth-century homesite in present-day St. Discarded circa 1665 in a cellar measuring 10 feet by 6 feet, these vessels show an unusual bias toward sophisticated tin-glazed earthenwares as well as Dutch influence.
In chronological order the approximate dating brackets for each of these sites are as follows: Site H 1619–1622 Site C 1620–1622 Site B 1623–1640 Site A 1623–1645 Site D 1620–1640 (?The selection of site locations by Seminoles near former Safety Harbor sites may not be accidental given their commitment to ceremonial behaviors.Myself and others have recently completed archaeological survey work in southwestern Marion County to locate and identify historic Camp Izard, the site and battleground important to the beginning of the Second Seminole War.Compared with the other structures found at Homewood’s Lot and other Providence sites, this heated building was tiny, measuring approximately 16 feet by 10 feet (fig. The stratigraphic profile of the cellar fill displayed a readily visible alternating series of discarded trash and reddish fireplace ash (fig. The discovery of a remarkable assortment of mid-seventeenth-century ceramic vessels within this tightly dated and undisturbed context provides an unusually detailed glimpse of European ceramic ware consumption in Providence.The artifact assemblage recovered from the cellar indicates that the structure probably was built during the initial settlement, circa 1650, although it should be noted that construction debris was also found that does not appear to be related to the building of this structure.2), uncovered a number of structures, including two dating from the 1650s and 1660s and two built in the early eighteenth century.