The two major excavations at the Tchefuncte site were during the 1930s and 1940s. For these two projects, large crews of workers did the digging under professional supervision. All of the work was in 5-x-5-foot square units. Over several months in 1938, a Civilian Conservation Crew (CCC) excavated 53 squares in Midden B. In 1940/1941, Work Projects Administration (WPA) workers completed 760 squares. They finished digging Midden B and almost all of Midden A. The Louisiana Archaeological Society had another small excavation at Midden A in 1986. Check out the site to see what these projects found!
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