International Archaeology Day 2013
Sponsored by St. Louis AIA and U.S. Grant National Historic Site (NPS)
AIA Society Event: St. Louis
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
700 North 1st Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
Revelations about America through Historic Archaeology.
Local archaeologists will discuss specific archaeological discoveries in St. Louis County, St. Charles County, and Missouri. Visitors will have a chance to examine and discuss the 18th and 19th century artifacts that tell some very interesting tales.
Hands-on study of the 19th century historic archaeological heritage of St. Louis County, Missouri.
Lecture by Professor Douglas D. Scott
Revelations about Western America through Historic Archaeology
Dr. Scott specializes in nineteenth century military sites archaeology and forensic archaeology. He is particularly noted for his expertise in battlefield archaeology and firearms identification having worked on more than 40 battlefield sites, including Palo Alto, Sand Creek, Big Hole, Bear Paw, WIlson's Creek, Pea Ridge, Centralia and Santiago de Cuba. He received his PhD from the University of Colorado and is Adjunct Professor of Anthropology at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Public show-and-tell about historic archaeology.