Secrets of the Dead: Jamestown’s Dark Winter (lecture)

  • Missouri History Museum 5700 Lindell Boulevard St. Louis, MO, 63112 United States

Brown bag lunch lecture | AT&T Multipurpose Room | Free

A team of archaeologists excavating the site of an early American colony discovered something surprising: the remains of a young woman, dating back to 1609, buried in the trash layer of a cellar. Now, 400 years later, a cellar excavation has uncovered numerous bone fragments—all belonging to this adolescent female. With the help of forensic anthropologists, the extraordinary and frightening story of this young woman comes to life.