Process of Discovery

At Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site

Ongoing excavations at Colonial Dorchester offer insight into the daily life of the people of the town of Dorchester. Stop by during your visit to see the latest finds. Field archaeologists will be on site to talk about the current excavation and what we are learning from the artifacts found here at the park.


  • April 15, 2023, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Meeting Place

    Current archaeological excavation

    Ranger Demonstration



    Free with paid park admission