International Archaeology Day Blog

National Archaeology Day with the AIA-Western Michigan Society

October 28, 2011

On the afternoon of October 22nd, undergraduates from local universities around Grand Rapids, Michigan shared their experiences as members of archaeological projects and explained results of independent research through powerpoint and poster presentations.

National Archaeology Day in Huntsville, Alabama

October 27, 2011

The Secretary of the AIA-Northern Alabama Society, Cathie Dunar, teaches high school Latin so she timed their big annual Junior Classical League chapter celebration to be the last school day before National Archaeology Day.

National Archaeology Day in Salt Lake City

October 27, 2011

For National Archaeology Day the Heritage Program of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest and the Antiquities Section of Utah State History had four presentations on archaeological adventures from home and abroad.

Iowa City Holds Fair for National Archaeology Day

October 27, 2011

AIA-Iowa Society’s National Archaeology Day Fair opened with a lecture by Steven and Kathleen Holen of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

National Archaeology Day in the Arizona Desert

October 26, 2011

On National Archaeology Day the Central Arizona Society participated in a mudslinging activity at Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix, AZ.

National Archaeology Day Celebration in Richmond

October 26, 2011

On October 23, 2011 at the University of Richmond, the Richmond Society of the AIA held an open house for National Archaeology Day.

AIA-Dayton Society Celebrates National Archaeology Day

October 26, 2011

83 people participated in the AIA-Dayton Society’s National Archaeology Day event at SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park.

National Archaeology Day on Boston Common

October 25, 2011

For National Archaeology Day, members of the AIA headquarters staff spent part of the day on Boston Common celebrating the day with passersby.

National Archaeology Day at Stanford

October 25, 2011

The AIA-Stanford Society celebrated National Archaeology Day with four public tours of the Stanford Museum.

First National Archaeology Day a Rousing Success!

October 24, 2011

The nation’s first National Archaeology Day, recognized as October 22 by the U.S. Congress, was celebrated across the country by the Archaeological Institute of America, its local societies, and other related organizations.

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