Fort Jackson Family Archaeology Field Day
Sponsored by Fort Jackson Cultural Resources Program, SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Applied Research Division, University of South Carolina
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Twin Lakes Recreation Area
In celebration of SC Archaeology Month, the public is invited to observe an open excavation by taking a short hike along the lake from the main event area. There will be flintknapping demonstrations and an artifact identification booth, so please bring your artifacts to have identified. There will be a booth with books, curation, and museum information, and food vendors will be available for purchase of lunch. The archaeology related activities will be from 10 AM-2 PM. From 2:30-4 PM, there will be a mountain bike ride on the Palmetto Trail, an eight-mile loop from Twin Lakes to Wildcat Road.
Please meet at the Twin Lake Recreation Area. Directions: Enter Fort Jackson at Gate 2
(1-77, Exit 12). Make a right at the 3rd light onto Strom Thurman Blvd. Make a left at
the 2nd light onto Semmes Road. Twin Lakes Recreation Area is two miles on the right at
Picnic Shelter 4.