International Archaeology Day celebration
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Beaches Museum and History Park of Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 10:00am

Location:
Beaches Museum and History Park
381 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville , FL 32233
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
lecture
fair
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

The archaeology fair will begin at 10 a.m. and go until 2 p.m. and will consist of displays showing how the indigenous peoples used their environment to meet their needs. There will also be a simulated dig to give individuals a hands on experience with excavation. Other history and archaeology organizations will also have displays of artifacts and processes. At noon in the historic 1887 chapel archaeologist Brent Handley will present a lecture titled "Digging into the Business of Archaeology."  Mr. Handley is the Vice President and Senior Manager of Environmental Services, Inc.

Contact Information
Name: 
Melva Price
Telephone: 
(904)241-9411

Location

International Archaeology Day Fair
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Beaches Museum and History Park in Jacksonville Beach, Florida
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am

Location:
Beaches Museum and History Park
380 Pablo Avenue
Jacksonville Beach, , FL 32250
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
fair
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

AIA--Jacksonville Society is teaming up with the Beaches Museum and History Park in Jacksonville Beach, Florida to celebrate International Archaeology Day. We are planning the following activities designe to introduce children to the world of archaeology:

1The Cowford Archaeology Group is setting up "ADAY  in the field: the tools and trade of an archaeologist.

2. Wild Plant Technology: Rope Weaving

3. Timucuan Technology: Building a Thatched Wall

4. Pottery Manufacturing Station'

5. What' Inside a Midden? Simulated Dig

Contact Information
Name: 
Melva Price
Telephone: 
(904)241-9411

Location

AIA Society: Jacksonville
Society Code: 
216
Society Contact: 
Melva Price

Location

AIA Society: 
Mission Impossible? Tracking the Lives of Early Bronze Age Pots from the Dead Sea Plain, Jordan
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00pm

Location:
University of North Florida, Building 51 (Social Sciences)
Jacksonville, FL 32224
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Kershaw Lecture

Contact Information
Name: 
Melva Price

Location

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