International Archaeology Day

International Archaeology Day

October 20, 2018 - 10:00 am

Beaches Museum & History Park

The Archaeological Institute of America Jacksonville Chapter presents International Archaeology Day, hosted by the Beaches Museum, Saturday, October 20 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Archaeology Day is a fun-filled, educational day when children and adults can participate in mock digs and pottery making; Dr. Ashley from UNF will identify local artifacts; Master Gardeners will discuss past and present plant life; and more.

Dr. Kenneth Sassaman, Director of the Lower Suwannee Archaeological Survey, will present his lecture “Sea-Level Rise Among the Ancients: Results of the First Decade of the Lower Suwannee Archaeological Survey” in the Beaches Museum Chapel at noon. Refreshments will be served following the lecture.

The Cowford Archaeological Research Society, Dr. Keith Ashley from UNF, the Florida Public Archaeology Network, the Lighthouse Archaeology Maritime Program, MOSH and Lee McDonald with the Duval County Master Gardener’s program are participating.

This event is free and open to the public. For further information please call 904-241-5657.

Beaches Museum & History Park
381 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250