Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Museum digs up the past with annual Archeology Day

In recognition of Georgia Archeology Month, the Augusta Museum of History and the Augusta Archeological Society will present Archeology Day on Saturday, May 23, 2009 from 10 am - 4 pm at the 1797 Ezekiel Harris House. Archaeologists will be on hand to identify and classify prehistoric and historic artifacts and artifact collections; Paleo-Indian and Dalton period projectile points will be formally recorded; and artifacts from local historic sites will be on
display, including artifacts from the Ezekiel Harris House. Children will enjoy flint knapping and primitive weapon demonstrations and all visitors will have the opportunity to take a guided tour of the 1797 Ezekiel Harris House.

Admission for this 1797 Ezekiel Harris House event is FREE. The 1797 Ezekiel Harris House is located at 1822 Broad Street in the Harrisburg neighborhood. In case of rain, Archaeology Day will be held at the Augusta Museum of History.

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