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Eckley Miner’s Village 2016 Media Coverage

Dr. Paul Shackel and Camille Westmont were featured on WNEP News to discuss their findings at Eckley Miner’s Village. The news story highlights the contributions of archaeologists in telling a complete story of the people who used to live there by examining the material culture. Access the full news story and video here. More information about Eckley Miner’s Village site is available here. The Eckley Miner’s Village archaeological field school was also featured on the Standard Speaker. The article underlines using archaeology as a method to understand the life stories of earlier immigrants and miners, particularly in instances where no written records exist. The archaeological remains can indicate a vast amount of details about the roots of the coal industry. Visit the complete news story here.


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