Archaeology Walking Tour, A Big Success

May 8, 2014
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Shown from left are David Hennessey, VP CHS; Dan Ryan, Charlestown House Rep; Tom Coots, Pres. CHS; Joe Bagley, City Archaeologist; Diane Valle, Pres. Friends of Training Field; Nicholas Kraman, Pres. CPS.

Shown from left are David Hennessey, VP CHS; Dan Ryan, Charlestown House Rep; Tom Coots, Pres. CHS; Joe Bagley, City Archaeologist; Diane Valle, Pres. Friends of Training Field; Nicholas Kraman, Pres. CPS.

The Archaeology Walking Tour led by Joe Bagley, City of Boston Archaeologist, was held on May 3. The group of 40 participants began at the Bunker Hill Monument. Bagley’s tour included the true shape of fortifications on Breeds Hill, the leading business women of the 18th century, Slave sites, Pottery sites, and Native sites drowned by rising seas. Presented by Charlestown Preservation Society, Charlestown Historical Society, Friends of the Training Field, and Friends of City Square Park.