See smaller A lightning welk, above, holds down an artifact bag at the site of the MarGood excavation in Collier County on Thursday morning. The archaeological trench is marked in 10-foot sections and artifacts found within these sections have to be recorded according to where each one was found on the site. At left, Nora Nydegger, right, hands a found artifact to her mother, Jean Velknap, a volunteer archaeologist with the Collier County Museum, while digging on the site of the future MarGood Park in Goodland. The Margood Archaeological Dig is the largest archaeological assessment that has ever occurred in Goodland. According to co-field supervisor John Crump, most artifacts being found are roughly 1,000 years old. The dig is being conducted by The Archaeological & Historical Conservancy Inc. of Davie, and the Collier County Parks & Recreation. Excavation is expected to go on until Jan. 27.

Photo by JASON EASTERLY, Naples Daily News

A lightning welk, above, holds down an artifact bag at the site of the MarGood excavation in Collier County on Thursday morning. The archaeological trench is marked in 10-foot sections and artifacts found within these sections have to be recorded according to where each one was found on the site. At left, Nora Nydegger, right, hands a found artifact to her mother, Jean Velknap, a volunteer archaeologist with the Collier County Museum, while digging on the site of the future MarGood Park in Goodland. The Margood Archaeological Dig is the largest archaeological assessment that has ever occurred in Goodland. According to co-field supervisor John Crump, most artifacts being found are roughly 1,000 years old. The dig is being conducted by The Archaeological & Historical Conservancy Inc. of Davie, and the Collier County Parks & Recreation. Excavation is expected to go on until Jan. 27.

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