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This blog follows the reconstruction of the Revolutionary
War Public Armoury on the James Anderson site
January 9, 2012
The long-sought site of the tin shop has been discovered at Anderson’s Armoury. What did it mean for the Revolution, and what does it mean for the reconstruction?
Listen on this week’s podcast.
4 Comments |
Dave S says:
The Tin Shop is found!!
After checking in from time to time on the web cams, I feel as if I was a part of the discovery.
Going from a suspicion, to a theory, to proof is quite a tribute to the staff.
I can’t help but wonder, What’s next?
Keep up the good work!
CW Archaeology (Meredith Poole) says:
You said the magic words…making people feel part of the discovery is exactly what we hoped to do. And you’re right: suspicion to theory to proof is a satisfying progression.
As for pondering “what’s next”…we’re not there yet. Still digesting the bounty on our plates!
Anton Pecha says:
I subscribe to your weekly podcast using Goggle Listen. The last couple of weeks the feed seems to be having a problem. The latest new episodes seem to be a year or more old. There are also many new episodes showing up; all old. The Tin Shop podcast is not one of them as of yesterday. Is there a problem or is this on my side?
Keep up the great work. I can’t wait to visit.
Colonial Williamsburg says:
Thanks for letting us know! We will try to replicate the problem here and see what might be happening.
You might want to double-check the feed addresses. You should have one of the following:
Regular podcast: http://feeds.history.org/CWPodcasts
Image-enhanced podcast: http://feeds.history.org/CWEnhancedPodcasts
In the iTunes store: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/colonial-williamsburg-history/id73907438
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