Fair Fountain (18CH4)

Introduction

Fair Fountain is a c. 1660-1695 interior English tenant site located in an area the colonists referred to as the "forrest." Archaeological testing revealed a site characterized by a relatively low density of artifacts, including white and red clay pipes, European flint, iron nails, daub, and window glass. Large numbers of Indian-made Potomac Creek ceramics were recovered, including a vessel that appears to have been produced in a European form.

Troweling Test Unit 3, Fair Fountain Plantation (St. Mary's College of Maryland)

Archaeological Excavations

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Potomac Creek ceramics recovered by a collector from the Fair Fountain Plantation (St. Mary's College of Maryland)

Artifacts

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A multi-year and multi-institution collaboration aimed at standardizing and synthesizing archaeological data for important sites in the Potomac River Valley during the period 1500-1720.

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