An Amateur Archaeologist Looks At The Trails

Publication: News From The Plains

Author: Frank Tortorich

Date of Publication: May 1987

PDF File: News-From-The-Plains-Spring-1987.pdf


It came as a great surprise to me that archaeological excavations are not done merely to collect artifacts. They are sometimes done when a site is in danger of being destroyed by a commercial, state or federal development, and they are often done to address particular questions in historical research which cannot be answered by any other means.