The Mission Santa Cruz de Guadalquini came alive after more than 300 years, when the AIA-Jacksonville Society public field school began its operation on June 15.
The AIA-Gainesville Society celebrated International Archaeology Day at a new exhibit opening at the Florida Museum of Natural History, and by hosting two related lectures on the archaeology and history of St. Augustine.
450 people attended fair full of hands-on activities, educational booths, and general fun.
Artifacts, living historians, and hands-on study made for a successful event.
Over 475 people visited 25 exhibits held by local AIA Society and Parks Department.
On IAD, the AIA-Richmond Society took a walking tour of the grounds at Rural Plains with National Park Service Historian Robert E.L. Krick.
Students, professionals, and members of the public came together at the University of Maryland to discuss repatriation, war, looting, preservation and more.
IAD celebrations to raise awareness about archaeology took place at the public library in downtown St. Catharines.
Read about the IAD event in Santa Fe, New Mexico and view images from the celebration!
Several local groups collaborated to host the first local celebration of International Archaeology Day.