Speaker Series, 2022 – Ed McMullen, Archaeological Excavations Above the Falls: Life Before Shepherdstown

Edward McMullen is a professional archaeologist currently working in cultural resource management throughout Northern Virginia and the surrounding region for Thunderbird Archeology, Wetlands Studies and Solutions, Inc.

He has worked extensively identifying and excavating Chesapeake Native/Indigenous sites within Virginia and Maryland. He has a particular interest in Mid-Atlantic Indigenous history and has gained experience excavating, writing reports, and working with clients and agencies to preserve or mitigate cultural resources. His Master’s Thesis focused on excavation methodologies within the Chesapeake Bay region, while providing a paleoenvironmental narrative from the Paleoindian to Late Woodland cultural periods.

Wednesday, April 13, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Shepherd University’s Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education.