National Archaeology Day Reaches 100 Collaborating Organizations, 50 States, 9 Provinces, and 4 Continents
September 24, 2012
Wyoming Archaeological Society signed up as the 100th Collaborating Organization for National Archaeology Day over the weekend. In October, local chapters of the Wyoming Archaeological Society will announce National Archaeology Day at their monthly meetings.
Wyoming Archaeological Society’s participation also ensures that National Archaeology Day will be celebrated through events in all 50 U.S. states. In addition, events are also planned for nine of the ten Canadian provinces (still missing is Prince Edward Island, Canada's smallest province in terms of both area and population), Australia, two countries in Europe, and the United Arab Emirates.
The Bayon Information Center in Siem Reap, Cambodia has joined as a new Collaborating Organization for International Archaeology Day 2013.
The Legacy: Hands on the Past, Center for Archaeological Research at The University of Texas at San Antonio and Frank H. McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee Knoxville have returned for International Archaeology Day 2013.
This week, the AIA has paired with two new organizations to promote International Archaeology Day 2013.