Sponsored by Florida Public Archaeology Network/University of West Florida
Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Florida Public Archaeology Network
207 East Main Street
Pensacola, FL 32591
The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) will celebrate the Archaeological Institute of America’s (AIA) National Archaeology Day on October 22.
On this day everyone who visits the Destination Archaeology! Resource Center (DARC) museum exhibit will receive a prize. Additionally, to celebrate this day FPAN’s Archaeology Lab will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and visitors are welcome to get hands on experience in sorting artifacts discovered at local archaeological sites. An archaeologist will be available to answer questions at both the museum and lab.
DARC is located at the bottom floor of the Florida Public Archaeology Network Coordinating Center at 207 E Main St., Pensacola, Fla. 32502 (next to the Fish House). Hours of operation are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is always free.
Florida Public Archaeology Network is a statewide program administered by the University of West Florida dedicated to the protection of cultural resources, both on land and underwater, and to involving the public in the study of their past. Regional centers around Florida serve as clearinghouses for information, institutions for learning and training, and headquarters for public participation in archaeology.