Getting their hands dirty

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By Tom Wilmoth

For 20-year-old Jed Mabry of Bedford, the past five weeks have been an opportunity for him to literally dig into history.

Mabry, a history major at Liberty University, is excited to take back what he's learned from his time at the 20th annual Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest.

The nine students participating this year wrapped up their work July 4. While Mabry was local, the others came from all over the country, including the states of Virginia, Michigan, Oregon, Alabama, Ohio, Pennsylvania and


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