Rhodes Archaeologists to Present Findings at Upcoming Heritage Festival

This year marks Ames Plantation’s 16th annual Heritage Festival which will take place Oct. 12 in Grand Junction, TN. Rhodes professors Milton Moreland, Kimberly Kasper, and Jeanne Lopiparo will present recent archaeological findings and give an excavation demonstration.

Ames Plantation, located in Fayette and Hardeman Counties of Tennessee, is home to a wealth of 19th century history pertaining to the heritage and material culture of southwestern Tennessee. Rhodes has had a strong relationship with Ames for the past seven years with students participating in digs on the site.

Rhodes & Beyond

Twenty-five years after his lectures here, Foote continues to play a part in the education process of Rhodes students.