SMP Announces Results of 2019 Archaeological Investigation of Old Maid’s Kitchen

A photograph from 1930 shows the original slope of the rock shelter floor prior to the laying of the fill soil. The icicles indicate the level of water seepage in the rock shelter.
SMP volunteers Aimee Phillips and Debbie DiCarlo working to excavate one of the units.
Marge and Don Rearick sift through excavation soil to locate small artifacts.
The base of a Coca-Cola bottle which was manufactured in Akron, Ohio between 1928–1929.
Units shown at the completion of the excavation. The shale layer can be clearly seen.

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Summit Metro Parks manages 15,000 acres, 16 parks, three nature centers and more than 150 miles of trails. Find more at www.summitmetroparks.org.

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Summit Metro Parks

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Summit Metro Parks manages 15,000 acres, 16 parks, three nature centers and more than 150 miles of trails. Find more at www.summitmetroparks.org.

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