Maryland Archeology Month

April 2017

At The Water's Edge:

Our Past on the Brink

Maryland Archeology Month is a celebration of our shared archeological heritage - created by Maryland's diverse inhabitants over the last 12,000 years. Protecting this irreplaceable archeological heritage provides opportunities to discover and learn from the past. We invite you to "Get Involved!" in Maryland's past by attending as many events as you can.

Archeology Month Events:


Events by Location


Events by Date

April 4

Laboratory Work:: Archaeology Lab Night

Participants will learn first-hand what happens to artifacts after they are brought in from the field.  They will work side-by-side with archaeologists and identify and catalogue artifacts from a Montgomery County archaeological site. Must RSVP!  No children under 16!

M-NCPPC, Montgomery Park: Needwood Mansion, 6700 Needwood Rd. Derwood, Maryland 20855

7:00-9:00 pm

Contact person: Heather Bouslog : 301-563-7530 email:

Fee? Free

Website: Montgomery County

April 4, 11, 18, 25

Lab Work: Public Archaeology Lab

On-going Public Archaeology Lab for processing artifacts recovered from various archaeology initiatives in Charles County -  including processing artifacts recovered recently from Stagg Hall and Rich Hill as well as those recovered in the 1970's around the Courthouse.  Esther Read is the archaeologist in charge. Open to the general public.   No experience is required.  

Sponsor:  Charles County Archaeological Society of Maryland, Inc. and Charles County Government Burch House, Warehouse Landing Road, Historic Port Tobacco Village, MD 20677

11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Contact Person:  Carol Cowherd email:




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