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Thinking Outside the Test Unit: Alternative and Innovative Approaches to Transportation Archaeology

What's new in the field of transportation archaeology? Take a deep dive into alternatives to traditional approaches to archaeological reconnaissance, evaluation, and adverse effect mitigation. Learn about recent innovations in public outreach and community involvement. Learn about a creative approach involving a series of social media-ready public outreach videos that celebrated local history and conveyed the reasons why archaeology is important and what it can teach us.
Speakers:
Angela Jaillet-Wentling, PennDOT
Katherine Peresolak, McCormick Taylor, Inc.
Virginia Bailey, McCormick Taylor, Inc.
Joe Baker (Moderator) PennDOT
Allison Brewer, McCormick Taylor
Scott Shaffer, PennDOT