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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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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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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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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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9:00 am

Self-Guided Tour of Ye Old Rumney Marsh Burial Ground

October 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

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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10:00 am

Texas Aviation Pioneers

October 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

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

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
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Arthur Spiess of MHPC will kick things off with a talk concerning the significance of Maine’s 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 […]

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12:00 pm

Plimoth Plantation Archaeology Day!

October 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Plimoth Plantation, 137 Warren Avenue
Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Visit Plimoth Plantation for our annual Archaeology Day! Our fully interactive programming is guaranteed to delight burgeoning archaeologists of all ages. Learn how archaeology helps us understand the 17th century lives that we interpret here at the museum, get your archaeological questions answered, and have the opportunity to handle objects that are usually under museum […]

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Archaeology Month at the Skirball

October 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

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

Hidden History Walk

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Jones Tavern, 128 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720 United States
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Join local archaeologist Kimberly Connors to discover the hidden history of South Acton's Mill Corner. Our 1 1/2-mile hike will start at the Jones Tavern and highlight historic industrial sites from the early 18th-through the mid-20th centuries. We will discuss the features that remain that allowed South Acton to be the home of mills, factories, […]

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Fall Meeting and Lecture

October 27, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Middlesex Canal Museum, 71 Faulkner Street
North Billerica, MA 01862 United States
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The Middlesex Canal Association will host a talk by Robert Thorson, the author of The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau's River Years. His 2018 talk on Thoreau's river years is on video in the Internet Archive. His October 27 talk will be about the river, the Billerica dam and Thoreau, timely as the US National Oceanic […]

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1:30 pm

Stonehenge Planetarium Program

October 27, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

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

Archaeology, Climate Change and Human Society, or How the Past can Help Us Understand the Present

October 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Grimm Hall South, Concordia University, 1530 Concordia West
Irvine, CA 92612 United States

An AIA President's Challenge Lecture

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2:30 pm

Mansion Inn: The Making of a Scholar

October 27, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wayland Public Library, 5 Concord Road
Wayland, MA 01778 United States
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Mansion Inn is a well-known Native American cremation burial site. Concord native and archaeologist, Dena Dincauze, took on the formidable task of studying the artifacts recovered from a site that was dug in a non-scientific way by avocational archaeologists and local residents. Dincauze studied the stone tools as part of her dissertation research at Harvard […]

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3:00 pm

Infancy and Earliest Childhood in the Roman World

October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Academic South 217, Brock University, 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1 Canada

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Dressing Up as an Ancient Assyrian Queen in Life and Death

October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
Spiro Hall 2, Wagner College, 631 Howard Avenue (1 Campus Road, Grymes Hill)
Staten Island, NY 10301 United States
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The Dr. Esther Grushkin Memorial Lecture, presented by Dr. Amy Rebecca Gansell (St. John's University) This presentation takes us into the palaces of ancient Assyria in northern Iraq to discover the robes and regalia worn by queens during the 800s to 600s BCE. Based on artifacts from royal tombs found beneath Nimrud’s Northwest Palace, I […]

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4:30 pm

CANCELLED – Creating wealth in the Ice Age: personal adornment and prehistoric economies in Palaeolithic France

October 27, 2019 @ 4:30 pm
PC 310 – Carol Ellis Auditorium, Petaluma Campus of Santa Rosa Junior College, Sonoma Mountain Pkwy #680
Petaluma, CA 94954 United States
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Please note, this lecture has been CANCELLED due to the wildfires and closure of the Petaluma Campus.

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