Staff photo by Brian Slattery
Dr. Megan Perry from East Carolina University’s anthropology department completed the second archaeological field study of the Gause Cemetery in Sunset Beach on June 9.
ECU anthropology school digs Brunswick County

East Carolina University’s anthropology school has made Brunswick County its annual summer destination.

Dr. Charles Ewen returned for a fourth year to the Brunswick Town/Fort Anderson State Historic Site to run a summer field school from May 19 through June 16.

The historic site along the Cape Fear River in Winnabow includes the colonial ruins of Brunswick Town and Confederate Civil War Fort Anderson.

Dr. Megan Perry wrapped up a second year excavating a Gause family cemetery in Sunset Beach on June 9.