Historic Charleston Foundation Archaeology Program in Charleston, SC

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Archaeological digs help answer questions about Charleston’s history that documentary records alone cannot provide. Unlike history, which relies primarily upon written records and documents to interpret primarily the lives of the elite and literate, archaeology allows us to explore the lives of everyday people through analysis of the things they made and left behind.

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