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Mississippi Archaeology Expo:
A Hands-On Family Fair

Location
The Green at the Old Capitol
100 S State Street
Jackson, MS 39201


Date and Time
Saturday, October 18, 2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This program is financially assisted by the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Mississippi Humanities Council.

The Mississippi Archaeology Expo is a hands-on family fair for school-age children and adults held during Mississippi Archaeology Month, which is an annual October observance. The Expo is a day-long special event featuring educational and fun activities for all ages, such as demonstrations of archaeological techniques as well as prehistoric and historic lifeways. Rain or shine. Free and open to the public. Activities will include:

Artifact Identification (Bring your artifacts!)
Flintknapping (Stone tool making)
Prehistoric Technology Stations
Artifact Displays
Pottery Design/Making
Forensics Exhibit
Mock Excavation for Kids

Special guests will include drummers from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and Civil War reenactors!


Plus much more!!!


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