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Archaeologists in Colonial Williamsburg Uncover More Findings at First Baptist Church Site

The first phase of excavation has ended for a Colonial Williamsburg archaeology project aiming to help tell the story of Williamsburg’s First Baptist Church, one of America’s oldest churches founded by free and enslaved Blacks.

Read full piece in the Virginia Gazette

Archaeological field technician Victoria Gum shovels dirt into a wheel barrow while working to excavate near the intersection of Francis Street and South Nassau Street on the grounds of Colonial Williamsburg Tuesday morning November 10, 2020.

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