More to Celebrate with Newly Added Collaborating Organizations!
September 4, 2013
On International Archaeology Day, collaborating organization duo Historic London Town and Gardens and Anne Arundel County’s Lost Towns Project will host a fun filled day of public archaeology and kids activities. A lecture from archaeologist Stephanie Sperling and a tour of excavations at London Town will round out the festivities.
The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago has joined as a new collaborating organization. On October 13th, explore the Oriental Institute's Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. Programs will be family friendly and full of excitement, including an interactive guided tour of the galleries.
New collaborating organization Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands Program is hosting a short lecture at the Pine Island Conservation Area Sams House. Elaine Williams, MA, will speak on the Prehistoric Indian Foods of Brevard County, followed by thematic refreshments.
The Kansas Anthropological Association returns as a collaborating organization for this year's International Archaeology Day. Their annual KAA Fall Fling will be held on October 12-13. Teaming up with the Pawnee Indian Museum State Historic Site in Republic, Kansas will bring Kansas Historical Society staff, archaeologists and enthusiasts alike into the field for test excavations and adventures.
For more information on the time, date, and location for these events, please see our events page: http://www.archaeological.org/archaeologyday/events
University of Alaska Anchorage hosted International Archaeology Day on October 19th.
The Northeast Region of the Florida Public Archaeology Network hosted an Archaeology Bar Crawl through downtown St. Augustine in honor of International Archaeology Day.
The Commission to Preserve National Monuments celebrated the International Archaeology Day with a series of events titled "Cultural Memory, a Vanishing Treasure: Archaeological Heritage of BiH."