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Florida Archaeology Day at ANERR

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm EDT
Division: 
Office of Resilience and Coastal Protection
Program Area: 
National Estuarine Research Reserves - Apalachicola
County: 
Franklin
Location: 
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve
108 Island Drive
Eastpoint, FL 32328
Details: 

Learn about the Forgotten Coast’s earliest residents at Archaeology Day Saturday, March 18, from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at the Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve (ANERR). Participants will learn about the science behind archaeology and view fossils, tools and pottery from the Apalachicola Bay area. Archaeological evidence that indicates that Apalachicola has been occupied for over 2,000 years and was considered a center for culture and commerce. The film Mounds at Turtle Harbor, which tells the story of the prehistoric Native America capital in Northwest Florida, will be shown.

The Florida Public Archaeology Network will be onsite and participants are encouraged to bring artifacts they wish to be identified. The Florida Public Archaeology Network will also be recruiting people for the Heritage Monitoring Scouts to help monitor archaeological sites that may be in danger of being submerged and washed away.

This event is free and registration is not required.For more information, please call the Apalachicola National Research Reserve at 850-670-7700 and email Anita.Grove@dep.state.fl.us.

Contact Name: 
Anita Grove
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March 6, 2017 - 11:53am

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