The historic Newlin Grist Mill, 219 Cheyney Road, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, will host its annual Archaeology Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 8, held in partnership with the Delaware County Planning Department.

Attendees will discover the archaeological heritage that lies beneath by assisting professional archaeologists with excavation and cleaning artifacts. The festival will also feature displays of local archaeology projects and Native American cooking by the Time Chef Henry Ward. Younger visitors will enjoy a kids dig and pottery assembly activities. A food vendor will be on-site.

Newlin Grist Mill’s ongoing archaeology program are seeking to evaluate archaeological resources and explore research questions concerning the development of the Newlin Grist Mill site while enhancing public knowledge and providing opportunities for the public to participate in the archaeological process. Excavations are conducted under the leadership of professional archaeologist Keith Doms.

Admission and parking are free for this event.

For more, visit or call 610-459-2359.