October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am
The Archaeological Institute of America – Jacksonville Chapter presents International Archaeology Day, hosted by the Beaches Museum, Saturday, October 19 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, pottery and rope making, talk to experts about local artifacts, and more!
Dr. Katherine Grillo, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida, will present her lecture “The Lives and Deaths of Neolithic Herders in Northwestern Kenya: New Archaeological Research at the Turkana Basin’s Megalithic Cemeteries” in the Beaches Museum Chapel at noon. Refreshments will be served following the lecture.
The Cowford Archaeological Research Society, Jacksonville Historical Society, The Archaeology Laboratory at the University of North Florida, the Archaeological Institute of America – Jacksonville Chapter, MOSH, and 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.