Presentation on the dig at Sappington House – April 6

Getting ready for the 2017 dig at Sappington House

See a sampling of the artifacts found in 2016, hear the presentation on the dig done last year. Find out what may be coming up this year in the June dig. Sauturday, April 8 at 2:00 pm at the Oak Bend Branch library in the auditorium.

Rachael Azarra presents on the dig last year at Sappington House, gives a preview of 2017 and gives a tiny primer on the process of excavating and caring for artifacts found in a dig.

For students and teachers interested in joining the dig this year, there will be a little orientation session at the end of the talk.

Photos of last year’s dig


The Archaeological Dig at Sappington House 2017

June 1-17, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10:00 to 3:00 pm
At the Sappington House:
1015 S. Sappington Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63126

Students: No fees. Can participate whole time or some part.
Apply through your school social studies teacher.
Call or email Steve: 314-918-1617,

Teachers: To work with the students and professional archaeologists, learn the procedures, guide the students. 
Stipend available. Contact Steve.

The public: Come visit the site. See the work. Meet the participants.

See more about the dig at Sappington House.

See more about the student presentations.

See quotes from the students’ presentations.

See the main page for the dig at Sappington House