Tim Boyd

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Tim Boyd

Tim Boyd

Staff Archaeologist
Crew Chief

B.A. History, Western Illinois University
M.A. History (pending), Western Illinois University

 Email Tim Boyd
 (309) 833-3097
 Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

General Interest/Area of Focus

Native American land use/ settlement patterns with an emphasis on early fishing/hunting/trapping techniques.

Also interested in flintknapping techniques and other forms of prehistoric artifact and feature replication through modern experimentation.


Henderson County Historical Society
Illinois Association for Advancement of Archaeology

Current Research

Searching for the location of Fort Pence: A War of 1812 blockhouse located in Henderson County Illinois.
Independent survey of upland portions of the Honey and Ellison creek drainages in Henderson County Illinois.

Previous Positions

June 2008–May 2012  Field Technician for Illinois State Archaeological Survey