(Washington, DC) - WAMU's The Kojo Nnamdi Show featured a program on the archaeology of Washington, DC on Wednesday, December 17. The program discussed the award-winning NPS archaeological survey of Rock Creek Park, featuring Dr. Stephen Potter, Regional Archaeologist for the NPS, and Dr. John Bedell of the Louis Berger Group, the archaeological firm that conducted the study. The project took four years to complete and won a DC Historic Preservation Award in November 2008. Dr. Ruth Trocolli, City Archaeologist for the District, participated to place the project into the larger context of the archaeological resources of DC.
You can hear the program on FM 88.5 or listen online by following the instructions at wamu.org/programs.
Dr. Ruth Trocolli is the City Archaeologist for the District of Columbia in the Office of Planning's Historic Preservation Office. She can be reached at the Office of Planning, 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 or by phone at (202) 442-7600.