News & Research

Gist Settlement

Ohio was a battleground state before the Civil War for people of color, especially those seeking freedom and those who had been freed through manumission. A multi-year collaborative project between OVAI and Mr. Paul LaRue’s Research History class at Washington Senior...

Lt. Ewart Sconiers WWII POW/MIA Recovery Project

In August of 2015, OVAI was contracted under DPAA (Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency) to conduct geophysical survey and excavate two 3x8 meter trenches (ca. two dozen graves) in Allies Park, Lubin, Poland in search of 1st Lt. Ewart Sconiers.  Lt. Sconiers was a WWII...

New Earthwork Located at Hopewell Hilltop

OVAI and Ohio Historical Society archaeologists located a new earthwork inside the walls of the Hopewell hilltop enclosure at Fort Ancient, which was built about 1700-1800 years ago. For more information go to the Ohio Historical Society website and search on Fort...


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