Friday, June 22, 2018

Why Are Archaeologists Digging Up The 1969 Woodstock Festival Concert Field?

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Are they looking for an old peace symbol? Or a strand of hippie beads? Or Jimi Hendrix’s guitar pick? Nope. Binghamton University’s Public Archaeology Facility is helping to map out the site to pinpoint exactly where The Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin and Joe Cocker performed 49 years ago. Their work will help the Museum at Bethel Woods plan interpretive walking routes in time for the concert’s 50th anniversary next year.

More:  SPIN

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