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Elizabeth Seidel

Archaeology Lab Director/Senior Staff Archaeologist

Career Highlights

1998 to 1999

Administrator - Historic Sites Consortium of Queen Anne’s County, Chester, MD.


Executive Director - Historical Society of Kent County, Chestertown, MD.

1997 to 1998

Education Director - London Town Foundation, Edgewater, MD

1996 to 1997

Archaeologist & Public Education Coordinator - Lost Towns Project, Anne Arundel

1994 to 1996

Archaeologist & Public Education Coordinator - University of Maryland College Park & Archaeology in Annapolis, College Park and Annapolis, MD

1987 to 1994

Archaeologist/Public Education Coordinator/Historian - The Baltimore City Life Museums’ Center for Urban Archaeology, Baltimore, MD

Office Hours & Lab Volunteer Opportunities

The Public Archaeology Lab, located on the ground floor of the historic Custom House, at the foot of High Street, provides a space for students and volunteers to process artifact collections and work on other historic materials from the region. Opportunities exist to learn lab procedures such as cleaning, sorting, coding and cataloging artifacts; conducting historical research; and analyzing recovered material. The lab maintains flexible hours of operation. Call, or send an e-mail, to make arrangements for volunteering or for a lab tour.

Areas Of Interest

  • 18th & 19th century ceramics; educational programming and outreach

Favorite Activities

  • Auctions & antiques; travel; boating, diving

Recent Travel

  • Central & South America; Caribbean; Mediterranean