Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock ‘69 concert field

  • In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Paul Brown, of the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University, measures a dig at the site of the original Woodstock Music and Art Fair, in Bethel, N.Y. The main mission of Binghamton University’s Public Archaeology Facility is to help map out more exactly where The Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin and Joe Cocker wowed the crowds 49 years ago. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, collected artifacts from a dig are recorded at the site of the original Woodstock Music and Art Fair, in Bethel, N.Y. The main mission of Binghamton University’s Public Archaeology Facility was to help map out more exactly where The Who, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin and Joe Cocker wowed the crowds 49 years ago. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Paul Brown, of the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University, displays a pop top recovered from a dig at the site of the original Woodstock Music and Art Fair, in Bethel, N.Y. The five-day dig didn’t exactly yield a mind-blowing haul: a couple of beer pull tabs and bits of broken bottle glass. They were more interested in defining the original stage where such acts as Jimi Hendrix and Santana performed. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Josh Anderson, of the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University, photographs an excavation at the site of the original Woodstock Music and Art Fair, in Bethel, N.Y. Information from the dig will help a museum plan interpretive walking routes in time for the concert’s 50th anniversary next year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 photo, Paul Brown, of the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University, sifts through dirt for artifacts at the site of the original Woodstock Music and Art Fair, in Bethel, N.Y. Information from the dig will help a museum plan interpretive walking routes in time for the concert’s 50th anniversary next year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

  • In this June 14, 2018 photo, members of the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University work at the site of the 1969 original Woodstock Music and Art Fair, in Bethel, N.Y. Information from the dig will help a museum plan interpretive walking routes in time for the concert’s 50th anniversary next year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

BETHEL, N.Y. — Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes.

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