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Making Alabama Bicentennial Exhibit

October 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Alabama State Capitol, 600 Dexter Ave
Montgomery, AL 36130 United States
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Alabama's history, culture and humanities is a part of this impressive traveling exhibit. It features eight periods of history - from becoming a territory to achieving statehood and beyond. For Tour schedule, visit www.makingalabama.org.

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Exhibit: Lubbock Landmark Lake Online Exhibit

October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019
Lubbock Lake Landmark, online only exhibit
Lubbock, TX United States

Lubbock Lake Landmark, also known as Lubbock Lake Site, is an important archeological site and natural history preserve in Lubbock. There is evidence of ancient people and extinct animals of nearly 12,000 years of use by ancient cultures on the Llano Estacado. The site is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is […]

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Gravestone Symbols and their Meaning in Evergreen Cemetery

October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019
Evergreen Cemetery, 560 Evergreen Street
Paris, TX 75460 United States
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As part of Archeology Month, the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site is presenting "Gravestone Symbols and their Meanings in Evergreen." Gravestones are very personal things, used to represent the people that they honor. In the past, different symbols and carvings on gravestones held certain meanings and told the viewer something about the deceased. […]

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Texas Archeology Awareness Exhibit

October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019
McLennan Community College Library, 1400 College Dr
Waco, TX 76708 United States
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A Texas Archeology Month exhibit and outreach materials are featured at the McLennan Community College Library throughout the month of October. Mon-Thur 7:30am-10pm; Fri 8am-5pm; Sat 9am-3pm; Sun 3pm-9pm

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Digging Up The Past

October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019
Biloxi Public Library, 580 Howard Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530 United States
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An educational display at the library on the archaeology and history of the Gulf Coast and the associated resources available at the Biloxi Public Library on these topics.

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Wilkinson County Mound Exhibit

October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019
Wilkinson County Museum, Bank St & Boston Row
Woodville, LA 39669 United States
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This exhibit focuses on Native American mound sites in Mississippi and Louisiana. Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM; Sat: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Clean-up of Soldier’s Water Hole historical marker and site

October 1, 2019 - October 31, 2019
Soldier’s Water Hole, CR 422
Brady, TX 76825 United States
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The main project focus during 2019-2020 of the McCulloch County Historical Commission (located in Brady) is the surveying/repairing and publicizing/promoting of the county's 21 state historical markers. The commission is pleased that it will be working with Ledger Bucholz, a local Eagle Scout candidate who has received Boy Scout approval for the clean-up of the […]

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2019 Hawaiian Archaeology Conference

October 25, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Kona Imin Center, 76-5877 Old Government Road
Holualoa, HI 96725 United States
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The SHA conference will be the capstone event for Archaeology Week in Hawaiʻi, October 21 to 27. We encourage you to arrive early in the week so that you are able to orient yourself to the natural and cultural landscape in Kona. You also won’t want to miss your chance to participate in a SHA-sponsored […]

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REARC: Conference on Reconstructive and Experimental Archaeology

October 25, 2019 - October 26, 2019
University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States
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Reconstructive and experimental archaeologists strive to expand our archaeological understanding of the past by attempting to recreate material culture, technology, or life-ways by using the same materials, techniques, and strategies believed to have been employed in the past through structured experimentation. REARC promotes and stimulates interest in reconstructive and experimental archaeology; serving as a bridging […]

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Primitive Skills Workshop

October 26, 2019
Ozark Natural Science Center, 1905 Madison 1305
Huntsville, AR 72740 United States
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Learn the skills of ancient people while exploring the Ozark wilderness in this day-long workshop at the Ozark Natural Science Center (ONSC). The morning starts with a hike to discover edible plants, after which participants will enjoy some of the findings along with a sack lunch. After lunch, participants will learn to make their own […]

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Archaeology of Joshua Tree National Park

October 26, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Joshua Tree National Park, 74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 United States
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Discover the ancient peoples who were defined by the arid landscape of what is now Joshua Tree National Park. Daniel McCarthy will discuss how archaeologists study human culture through material remains and environmental landscapes. The class will begin with an archaeological overview including an exclusive visit to see the artifacts and archival collections at Joshua […]

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MOOC Discovering Greek & Roman Cities

September 12, 2019 @ 8:00 am - November 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

In this Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), an international team of experts from six different universities explore the many facets of Greek and Roman cities. They discuss mega cities like Rome, centers of international commerce like the Greek city of Delos and Palmyra in the Syrian Desert, regional centers of production like Pompeii, and frontier […]

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Archaeology for All: 2nd Externadista Archaeology Week

October 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - October 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Universidad Externado de Colombia, Calle 12 No. 1-17 Este
Bogotá, Cundinamarca 111711 Colombia
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Within the framework of the world-wide commemoration of International Archaeology Day held by the Archaeological Institute of America on the third Saturday of October every year, the Archaeology program at Universidad Externado de Colombia has carried out divulgation activities during the last five years, aiming to raise awareness of the importance of archaeological heritage for […]

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9:00 am

Archaeology of Joshua Tree National Park

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Oasis Visitor Center at Joshua Tree National Park, 74485 National Park Dr
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 United States
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Discover the ancient peoples who were defined by the arid landscape of what is now Joshua Tree National Park. Anthropologist Daniel McCarthy, who has extensive experience leading archaeology field studies in Southern California, will discuss how archaeologists study human culture, history, and evolution through material remains and environmental landscapes. The class will begin with an […]

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Self-Guided Tour of Ye Old Rumney Marsh Burial Ground

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Rumney Marsh Burial Ground, 44 Butler Street
Revere, MA 02151 United States
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The Rumney Marsh Burial Ground was created in 1693 and continued to be used into the 1700s by local families, including veterans of the Revolutionary War. Come take a self-guided tour of this important historic burial group, and stop by the nearby RSCHP Museum at 108 Beach Street to learn more about Revere history.

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4th Annual Intertribal Basketry Summit

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Paragon Casino Resort Ballrooms, 711 Paragon Pl
Markaville, LA 71351 United States
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Basket weavers from regional American Indian communities will be demonstrating Southeast basket traditions using long leaf pine needle, river cane, and palmetto. The Summit will be an informal forum allowing weavers to talk about their own technique and elements of their culture represented in the craft. Beginners and observers are encouraged to attend.

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Tales from Galveston’s City of the Dead

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale
Houston, TX 77023 United States
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Explore the oldest and most historic cemetery in Galveston on a guided walking tour. Broadway Cemetery is where many well-known citizens of Galveston and Texas are laid to rest. Hear stories about Galveston’s famous, and infamous, former residents. Your tour includes bus transport to Galveston from Houston and lunch at Gaido’s, one of Galveston’s oldest […]

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Blackwater Draw Atlatl Competition

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark, 508 NM Highway 67
Portales, NM 88130 United States
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The Blackwater Draw Atlatl Competition will be held this year in conjunction with the New Mexico Archaeology Fair on Saturday, October 26. The event will be at the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark site at 508 NM Hwy 467, north of Portales. The event is free and open to the public, but bring cash for […]

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10:00 am

Point in Time

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park, 148 Old Fort Road
St. Marks, FL 32355 United States
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Point in Time - A Celebration of Archaeology and Heritage! TALLAHASSEE– The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park and the National Park Service’s Southeast Archeological Center will be celebrating International Archaeology Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2019 Events include presentations by historians and […]

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A Walk Through History

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Willow Wild Cemetery, 1220 W. 7th St
Bonham, TX 75418 United States
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The program, hosted by the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site and the Fannin County Historical Commission, will offer a free gravesite walking tour of prominent community members, associates and friends of Sam Rayburn and his family. Those who would like to attend are invited to meet at 10:00 on October 26, 2019 at Sam […]

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Perryton Family Archaeology Day

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Museum of the Plains, 1200 North Main
Perryton, TX 75074 United States
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Activities will include atlatl spear throwing, rabbit stick toss, archaeology dig, Kiowa ledger and teepee art, native american game, reenactors and more. Sponsored by Museum of the Plains.

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Fall Field Day

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
12000 Year History Park on Congaree Creek, 1120 Fort Congaree Trail
Cayce, SC 29033 United States
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Each fall the Archaeological Society of South Carolina sponsors a free gathering of archaeologists, prehistoric and historic skills demonstrators, story tellers, and others, who present how the people of South Carolina’s distant and recent pasts experienced their daily lives through work, play, food, and community.

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Robbins Museum of Archaeology Open House

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Robbins Museum of Archaeology, 17 Jackson Street
Middleborough, MA 02346 United States
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Come visit over 10,000 years of local archaeology! The museum displays thousands of artifacts including a handcrafted mishoon (dugout canoe), the Doyle collection of Native American dolls, and a diorama of Native American New England life.

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Great Delta Bear Affair Mound Tours

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Rolling Fork Visitors Center & Museum, 380 Walnut Street
Rolling Fork, MS 39159 United States
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Archaeologist Sam Brookes will conduct Native American mound tours at the Great Delta Bear Affair. The tour will include Rolling Fork, Carter, and Mont Helena mounds. Brookes will talk about the prehistoric builders that constructed the mounds, their lifestyle, as well as their use of the mounds. The mound tours will begin at the Rolling […]

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Lecture

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Patrick Heath Public Library, 451 N Main Street
Boerne, TX 78006 United States
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Frank Binetti will provide a lecture on archaeology that is open to the public.

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Archaeology Day

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
St Tammany Parish Library Madisonville Branch, 1123 Main Street
Madisonville, LA 70447 United States
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Join us as we host a day of fun-filled activities highlighting Louisiana's culture history and the field of archaeology. Participants can throw a spear using an atlatl (an ancient spear thrower), participate in an interactive archaeological dig box, make ceramics and ink using traditional methods, create a site in a jar, and use a pump […]

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Texas Aviation Pioneers

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tyler Pounds Regional Airport, 150 Airport Drive
Tyler, TX 75704 United States
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We have a new photo display of 23 Texas born men/women who have distinguished and historical backgrounds in aviation history. The objective is for the viewer to guess who the person is. We have a book with all the personal data on each person.

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10:30 am

Secrets of Santa Rosa: Archaeology in your Backyard

October 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site, 5709 Mill Pond Lane
Milton, FL 32583 United States
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Join FPAN and Arcadia Mill for this wonderful lecture series on local archaeology and history! Talks will be approximately 45 minutes long, with time at the end for questions. Afterward, enjoy the beauty of Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site on a guided tour. This is a free event.

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11:00 am

International Archaeology Day

October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Presidio Archaeology Lab, 49 Moraga Ave
San Francisco, CA 94129 United States
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Help The Presidio of San Francisco archaeologists celebrate International Archaeology Day with a variety of hands-on activities for all ages. Meet local archaeologists and take a look behind the scenes in the Presidio Archaeology Lab.

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Limestone Sculpture of Cyprus: Portraits of a Culture

October 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Pillsbury Auditorium, 2400 3rd Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States

Cesnola Lecture

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12:00 pm

Fun with Broken Dishes

October 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
History Workshop Building at Historic Deerfield, 80 Old Main Street
Deerfield, MA 01342 United States
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Come to the History Workshop today and have fun puzzling pieces of broken pottery back together. Work together to put cups, plates, mugs and bowls back together with tape. Learn how archaeologists use this process in the lab to learn more about the time period and the people they are studying.

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Archaeology “Take-a-Walk” Backpack

October 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Gore Place, 52 Street
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
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In honor of Archaeology Month, Gore Place is offering an archaeology themed backpack as part of a "Take a Walk" activity. With it, children and their accompanying adults can explore the open spaces and hidden places on this 50 acre estate. Each backpack contains binoculars, a magnifying glass, and archaeology related activities. Come to the […]

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Archaeology Month at the Skirball

October 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90049 United States
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Saturdays and Sundays, October 5–27 12:00 and 2:00 pm Each weekend in October, celebrate California Archaeology Month! The Near East meets the West as we look at traditions from both ancient Israel and California. Through demonstrations and drop-in activities, discover how people of the past interacted with their surrounding resources. Saturday, October 5: Make a […]

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1:00 pm

Celebration of International Archaeology Day: Walla Walla Historic Cemeteries

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harper Joy Theater parking lot, 41 S Park
Walla Walla, WA 99362 United States
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Restoration and Care of Historic Cemeteries Speaker: Dan Clark Tour three historic cemeteries that have been abandoned, and participate in an assessment of their needs, and how best to address them.  The tour will begin with the Stubblefield (Saling) Cemetery northwest of the corner of Reser and Foster Roads, and will also include the Lyons […]

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Timucuan Technology: Pottery

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MacDonald House, 38 E Granada Blvd
Ormond Beach, FL 32176 United States
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Learn about the advent of pottery in Florida, and do hands-on experimentation using play-doh to explore pottery-making and -decorating technology. The lesson also teaches about how pottery can help archaeologists understand a site and its prehistoric people.

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Boott Mills Archaeology Walking Tour

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Lowell National Historical Park, 115 John Street
Lowell, MA 01852 United States
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Lowell National Historical Park invites you to explore some of the archaeology that underlies the modern city of Lowell. Join Park Rangers in a tour of the historic landscape and structures of the Boott Cotton Mills, including mill buildings, canals, and housing, as we peel back the many layers that make up two centuries of […]

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Experiencing Archeology

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pipestone National Monument, 36 Reservation Ave
Pipestone, MN 56164 United States
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From 1 PM-4 PM on October 26, 2019, Pipestone National Monument staff are excited to host “Experiencing Archeology” to celebrate International Archaeology Day. Pipestone National Monument’s mission includes archeological research and cultural history preservation. The archeological record at Pipestone National Monument stretches back at least 5,000 years and American Indian quarriers still use the site […]

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Archeology Day Open House

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sam Rayburn State Historic Site, 890 W State Hwy. 56
Bonham, TX 75418 United States
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Join us for our Archeology Day Open House with free tours of the Rayburn family home every 30 minutes and outside activities for the children.

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2nd Annual Spooktacular

October 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site,, 1738 FM 2705
Mexia, TX 76667 United States
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Come and join the Confederate Reunion Grounds for a Spooktacular Fall Festival! There will be candy, crafts and games galore. You can even get your face painted and play Trap Ball with our TPWD Friends from Ft. Parker State Park! Make sure to come dressed in your Halloween best for the costume contest. Prizes go […]

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1:30 pm

Stonehenge Planetarium Program

October 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Lafayette Science Museum, 433 Jefferson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501 United States
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The standing monoliths of Stonehenge were already ancient when they were discovered by the Romans almost 2000 years ago. What was Stonehenge? When and why was it built? This planetarium program explores possible astronomical aspects of Stonehenge and its surrounding landscape, as well as briefly looking at suspected archaeoastronomy sites in Louisiana. Best for ages […]

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2:00 pm

The Private Side of Victorian Mourning Practices in Nineteenth Century New England: The Cole’s Hill Memorial Cache

October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Old Schwamb Mill, 17 Mill Lane
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Listen to archaeologist and staff member of the Massachusetts Historical Commission, Nadia Waski, discuss a cache of 19th century personal adornment artifacts, daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and other organic materials, excavated from Cole’s Hill in downtown Plymouth, during the 2016 field season of the Project 400: The Plymouth Colony Archaeological Field School. The cache potentially provides an […]

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Great Delta Bear Affair Mound Tours

October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Rolling Fork Visitors Center & Museum, 380 Walnut Street
Rolling Fork, MS 39159 United States
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Archaeologist Sam Brookes will conduct Native American mound tours at the Great Delta Bear Affair. The tour will include Rolling Fork, Carter, and Mont Helena mounds. Brookes will talk about the prehistoric builders that constructed the mounds, their lifestyle, as well as their use of the mounds. The mound tours will begin at the Rolling […]

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6:00 pm

A Bewitching Affair at the Maxey House

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site, 812 South Church Street
Paris, TX 75460 United States
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Did you know that Halloween was not always about costumes and trick-or-treating? To turn-of-the-20th century Americans, it was a holiday for love and romance. Come learn about and participate in old-time Halloween traditions and games while touring the Sam Bell Maxey House at night. Admission is $5 per person. Children 5 and under are free. […]

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6:30 pm

Shards and Chard

October 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Adams Center, 33 Summer Street
Kingston, MA 02364 United States
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To celebrate this year's Massachusetts Archaeology Month, archaeologists Dianna Doucette, Erin Flynn, and Suzanne Cherau of the Public Archaeology Lab will discuss how the cultural materials recovered from two excavations in Kingston illustrate indigenous life. Doucette and Flynn will share their research on the Hall Swamp site, a campsite dating to as early as 8,000 […]

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Night Hike

October 26, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, 6859 LA-577
Pioneer, LA 71266 United States
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Visitors can enjoy a nature-based night hike among the ancient mounds. Also included in the program is identifying the various animal furs in the museum, followed by an owl prowl. The program will end with spider sniffing and animal related stories around the campfire. Preregistration is required, with only 60 slots available. Participants are asked […]

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7:00 pm

Old Cahawba Haunted History Tours

October 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, 9518 Cahaba Rd
Orrville, AL 36767 United States
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Alabama’s most famous ghost town is rarely open to nighttime visitors, but on Saturday Oct. 19 and 26, a few lucky people will experience Old Cahawba after dark. Reserve one of a limited number of tickets, and you will be transported to Cahawba’s most haunted locations where authentic historical accounts of ghosts attached to each […]

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10:00 pm

Maxey by Candlelight

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 pm - October 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site, 812 South Church Street
Paris, TX 75460 United States
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It is said things look different in the dark, and that is true of the Sam Bell Maxey House, especially around Halloween. The Maxey House will be open late on October 26 from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. for “Maxey by Candlelight.” Visitors are invited to step inside after night has fallen and the lights […]

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