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.


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April 7


Tour: First Friday Tour of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab

Tour the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab, the state’s archaeological research, conservation, and curation facility and learn about Maryland’s archaeological past.  No reservations necessary (unless you are planning to bring a group).  

Maryland Archaeological Conservation Lab, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Road, Saint Leonard, MD 20685     

1:00 pm

Contact Person: Patricia Samford: phone:  410-586-8551     email:  patricia.samford@maryland.gov

Fee  FREE                 Website:  www.jefpat.org :      Calvert County

Lecture: The Discovery of Homo naledi in South African Cave

Miss Becca Peixotto will discuss her participation in the Rising Star Excavation and the discovery of a new species of our hominid ancestors. The discovery was featured in the Nova/National Geographic special, Dawn of Humanity.

Archeological Society of the Northern Chesapeake and Harford Community College, Edgewood Hall, Room 132, Harford Community College, Thomas Run Road, Bel Air,Md.

6:30 p.m. Student display and light refreshments, 7:00 p.m. Lecture

Dr. Sharon Stowers 443-412-2059 email: sstowers@harford.edu
Fee? Free

Website: www. harford.edu

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