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Fall Annual Meeting of The Maine Archaeological Society

October 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Viles Arboretum
153 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04330 United States


Arthur Spiess of MHPC will kick things off with a talk concerning the significance of Maine‚Äôs varied archaeology, recording archaeological sites and the contributions of Maine’s avocational archaeologists. If you have an artifact collection, please bring it along to share. We will have tables set up for people to lay out artifacts including collections provided by MHPC representing varied pre- and postcontact sites. The lectures (technology in the archaeological field) will be followed by an indoor flint knapping demonstration. Lunch can be spent exploring the Arboretum (weather permitting) and after lunch we will gather to see, talk, and learn about the deep cultural and historical significance of the collections.

Details

Date:
October 27, 2019
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.mainearchsociety.org/

Contact

The Maine Archaeological Society
Email:
info@mainearchsociety.org

Venue

Viles Arboretum
153 Hospital Street
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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Phone:
(207) 626-7989

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