Snapshot: Conner Prairie archaeological dig

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    Using materials from the archaeological camp previously held at Conner Prairie, "What's Beneath the Surface" teaches children about archaeology. "What's Beneath the Surface" was held from July 11 to July 19. (Photos by Jason Conerly)
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    Serving as the archaeologist for "What's Beneath the Surface" Lauren Veach uses a screen as a demonstration on how to separate dirt from other materials. Veach is a graduate from Ball State University.
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    Avery Gleim uses a trowel to look for objects in a dig site."What's Beneath the Surface" was held from July 11 to July 19.
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    Brendan Gleim uses a trowel to find objects along with Avery Gleim. Brendan Gleim dug for objects on July 18.
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    Other excavation tools were held in a bin used by the archaeology camp. Lauren Veach taught children about archaeology and excavation during the duration of "What's Beneath the Surface."
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    Lauren Veach buried objects back into dig sites once they were dug out by children. "What's Beneath the Surface" was held from July 11 to July 19.

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