A Developmental Model for Survey and Inventory of Submerged Archaeological Resources in a Riverine System
The Patuxent River is one of the few riverine systems on Maryland’s western shore of the Chesapeake Bay which will retains much of the original character found by the English in their early settlement of the region over 300 years ago (Shomette, 1979b). Cultivation of tobacco and tonging for oysters, using techniques basically unchanged over the centuries, continues even to this day. Many of the early plantation homes still grace the heights above the river’s flood plain.
KeywordsMagnetic Anomaly Riverine System Maritime Archaeology Wreck Site Tidal Tributary
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