News & Events

Portsmouth African Burial Ground Memorial Park Award

We are very pleased and thankful to receive this Merit Award.

Archaeology in Downtown Portsmouth: Discovering the Joshua Wentworth Privy

Monday, April 29th, 2013 - 7:00pm
Visitors Center at Strawberry Banke Museum
14 Hancock St.
Portsmouth , NH 03801

As part of New Hampshire Archaeology Month, Dr. Kathleen Wheeler will give a talk on discoveries at one of Portsmouth’s recent development projects.

African Burial Ground Consecration Ceremony

Sunday, August 17th, 2014 - 4:00pm
Chestnut Street Portsmouth, NH 03801

IAC was privileged to conduct the archaeology for the rediscovery of 13 graves at the Portsmouth African Burial Ground in 2003. It is finally time to begin construction of a permanent memorial park to honor those long forgotten.  All are invited to come and witness the beginning of this new chapter.  If you can, wear white and bring a white flower.


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