Several projects are currently in the works at Werowocomoco, an archaeological site located on the north side of the York River in Gloucester, according to a release from the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
Maintenance projects on the Werowocomoco farmhouse are now in progress. These projects will ensure the house is in good condition for archaeology staff to use the building as an office and staging space. Improvements will include replacing the roof and gutters.
Work is also continuing on a project to bring fiber optic internet to the farmhouse. Trail staff and Deputy Superintendent Steve Williams consulted with Tribal partners during the planning for this project to ensure that the installation method selected involved the least possible ground disturbance.
Finally, geophysical surveyor Tim Horsley will return to the property this fall to complete his final round of Ground Penetrating Radar and magnetometry tests on all 55 acres of Werowocomoco’s ope...
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