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Clarke & Lake Site, Arrowsic, Maine

From 1970 to 1983 Bates College students under the direction of Professor James Leamon carried our archaeological excavations at the Clarke & Lake Company headquarters on Arrowsic Island, Maine (1654-1676).

For details of the excavation, see Emerson Baker, The Clarke & Lake Company. Augusta: Maine Historic Preservation Commission and Maine Archaeological Society, 1985.

Arrowsic hearth

                           Main hearth of Structure 6             
Arrowsic 83
    Excavations in Structure 6, 1983

       Metal Artifacts from Clarke & Lake
       Ceramics from Clarke & Lake

          Thomas Lake stone
            Grave of Thomas Lake, Boston

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