Castle Hill Archaeological Project

Photos: Field

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View of the "bench area" at the beginning of excavations. St. Michaels Church is in the background.

Excavations in the "bench area." It was here that structural remains and preserved organics were discovered.

Partially exposed brick feature believed to be a "smithy" or metalworkers' kiln.

Exposed axe-cut timbers

Alaska SHPO, Judith Bittner, excavates in the "bench area."

Univ. of Alaska graduate student, Bob Forshaw, excavates on top of the hill, finding possible evidence of the "castle."

Col. Ty Dilliplane, Brown Univ. PhD student, gets some help from a local volunteer.

The students of Lime Village visited Castle Hill during the 1995 testing program.