Vermont Archaeological Society

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  • What Is Archaeology?

    What do archaeologists hope to accomplish by excavating the remains of old settlements? What possible questions can the smallest pieces of stone, pottery, and bone, and stains in the soil answer? Click to learn more about archaeology and why it is important!

  • Educational Resources

    Click here for resources, downloads, lesson plans, and information for teachers, parents, and more!

  • Donate to the VAS

    Give us a helping hand with our efforts to educate the public about Vermont's past while protecting its archaeological resources. Your tax-deductible donation will support our high school student paper contest and annual meeting, as well as contribute to developing new opportunities, such as offering Project Archaeology workshops for K-12 teachers and supporting archaeological research within the state.

  • 2018 High School Paper Contest

    Win $500 by answering the question: What is your favorite archaeological site and how has it affected modern culture? Be creative and share your thoughts with us by January 11, 2019!