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Michelle Terrell, principal archeologist and historian with Two Pines Resource Group, and Jammi Lugwig, field technologist with Two Pines, excavate prehistoric artifacts from a dig at Three Island Park Wednesday. The Archeologist will spend the week exploring the Beltrami County park prior to construction of a picnic shelter. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Archeological dig prepares for Three Island Park picnic shelter construction

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Fish vertebrae and turtle bones, bits of charcoal and shards of pottery - all evidence the Three Island Park picnic area has been in use for something like 1,000 years.

"It's sandy loam. It's nice digging," said Michelle Terrell, principal archeologist and historian with Two Pines Resource Group.

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