The Ascension Parish Library Highlighted the History of the Chatsworth Plantation
October 23, 2013
The Ascension Parish Library in Galvez, Louisiana hosted the Chatsworth Plantation Archaeological Project on International Archaeology Day. Julie A. Doucet, Archaeological Consultant with the Register of Professional Archaeologists, presented this talk on the historical background of Chatsworth Plantation, a historic sugar plantation in use from about 1830-1930. Her presentation touched on the sugar era in Louisiana with an introduction on the history of sugar worldwide as well as in Louisiana. The talk was concluded with images of field work and artifacts uncovered so far.
International Archaeology Day in Anchorage, Alaska was hosted by archaeologists from the state and federal level at University of Anchorage.
For International Archaeology Day, the Oriental Institute hosted a film screening "Breaking Ground: the Story of the Oriental Institute."
Parkin Archeological State Park commemorated International Archaeology Day 2013