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Ask a Ranger: Archaeology Dig at Lumber River

 

Volunteers assist in an archaeological survey at the Wire Pasture area of Lumber River State Park.

Staff assist in an archaeological survey at the Wire Pasture area of Lumber River State Park. Photo courtesy of M. Fitts.

 

About the Ask a Ranger Podcast

Ranger Crystal and Ranger Jess host the North Carolina State Parks Ask a Ranger Podcast series. Their guest this episode is Assistant State Archaeologist Mary Beth Fitts.

Email them at askaranger@ncparks.gov.

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