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October 10, 2018

Top 10 Rockshelter Features

The Meadowcroft Rockshelter is a National Historic Landmark and a remarkable archaeological site which documents the presence of prehistoric people in Western Pennsylvania for at least the last 16,000 years. Here are the top 10 features of the site.

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September 19, 2018

Making Meadowcroft: The Reclamation

The land on which Camp Meadowcroft developed into Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village has its own fascinating history. Albert and Delvin’s grandfather T.A. Miller sold about 350 acres of the southeastern corner of the Bancroft farm and its mineral contents to the Jefferson Coal Company around 1920.

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August 24, 2018

5 Questions with Dr. Adovasio

We talked with Dr. James Adovasio who, along with his University of Pittsburgh students, conducted an archaeological excavation of the Meadowcroft Rockshelter site on a farm owned by Albert Miller in Avella, Pa. Keep reading to see what Dr. Adovasio had to say about the excavation, the site’s history, and his annual Insider Tours.

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