Just like finding a needle in a…… carpark?

Posted Nov 28 in Uncategorized

One good thing about being an archaeologist is that you get really good at finding small things! The team from Dr VC&A found these needles and other sewing items at the Jones Lane archaeological dig site after the removal of the Wesley Church Carpark. Underneath the carpark homes dating to the mid-1800s were excavated and […]

Someone’s lost their marbles!

Posted Nov 26 in Archaeology, Archaeology of Melbourne, children, Uncategorized

Someone lost their marbles over 100 years ago at Old Bridge Inn in Mernda. Luckily, archaeologists from Dr Vincent Clark & Associates were able to relocate them in the 2017 excavations. The Inn was one of the earliest businesses in Victoria located outside of Melbourne. The marbles may indicate the presence of children, with dolls […]