About the Author
John S. Kessler was raised in the Carmel community in southeastern Highland County, Ohio, where his ancestors had lived for several generations. Previous publications have appeared in The Nautilus, Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science, and Ohio Valley Historical Archaeology.
Donald B. Ball is a native of Middle Tennessee. Previous publications have appeared in the Tennessee Anthropologist, Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin, and Ohio Valley Historical Archaeology. He is an archaeologist for the US Army Corps of Engineers in Louisville, Kentucky.