Parkin Archaeological State Park to Celebrate National Archaeology Day
April 9, 2012
This fall, National Archaeology Day will be celebrated at Parkin Archeological State Park in Parkin, Arkansas. On October 20, the park will hold a 'Primitive Pottery Workshop,' where participants will learn the art of coiled shell-tempered pottery—a technique used 500 years ago at the Parkin site. With Parkin Archeological Park added, there are now 21 Collaborating Organizations for National Archaeology Day.
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."