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July 2019

Archaeology volunteer Clydene Strauss shows visitors how to label archaeological artifacts.

Nature Lab: Preserving our Past: Archaeology Lab

July 25 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Learn how museums curate archaeological specimens to preserve for research and interpretation.  

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August 2019

Nature Lab: Measuring and Mapping in Archaeology

August 1 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Archaeologists use math and science in excavations and in analyzing artifacts. Participate in mapping and measuring artifacts and how science has helped us to interpret our discoveries.  

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Flint Knapping

Nature Lab: Chipped Stone and the Prehistoric Tool Box

August 8 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join members of our Archaeology staff in Nature Lab as they demonstrate stone tool technology.  Learn about the methods and materials used by Indians in producing chipped stone tools. .  

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James Herbstritt

Nature Lab: Pots of Clay and What They Say

August 15 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Jim Herbstritt and Kim Sebestyen, from the Section of Archaeology, in Nature Lab to take a look at the history of Native American pottery and its importance in Archaeology. .  

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Archaeology at 2019 Kipona Festival

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 2, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join the archaeology staff of The State Museum for Kipona on City Island. They will feature the popular dugout canoe, and discuss the archaeology of City Island including a display of artifacts. The event is free to the public.

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September 2019

Archaeology at 2019 Kipona Festival

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 2, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join the archaeology staff of The State Museum for Kipona on City Island. They will feature the popular dugout canoe, and discuss the archaeology of City Island including a display of artifacts. The event is free to the public.

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Archaeology at 2019 Kipona Festival

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 2, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join the archaeology staff of The State Museum for Kipona on City Island. They will feature the popular dugout canoe, and discuss the archaeology of City Island including a display of artifacts. The event is free to the public.

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2019 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 4, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park between September 4 and October 4, 2019. Every fall since 2006, the Archaeology Section of the State Museum of Pennsylvania has led a month-long excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park in Harrisburg, PA. Come out and see what we find this year! Artifacts will be on display and archaeologists will be on hand Monday-Friday, 9 am-4:30 pm to answer questions…

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2019 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 4, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park between September 4 and October 4, 2019. Every fall since 2006, the Archaeology Section of the State Museum of Pennsylvania has led a month-long excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park in Harrisburg, PA. Come out and see what we find this year! Artifacts will be on display and archaeologists will be on hand Monday-Friday, 9 am-4:30 pm to answer questions…

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2019 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 4, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park between September 4 and October 4, 2019. Every fall since 2006, the Archaeology Section of the State Museum of Pennsylvania has led a month-long excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park in Harrisburg, PA. Come out and see what we find this year! Artifacts will be on display and archaeologists will be on hand Monday-Friday, 9 am-4:30 pm to answer questions…

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2019 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 4, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park between September 4 and October 4, 2019. Every fall since 2006, the Archaeology Section of the State Museum of Pennsylvania has led a month-long excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park in Harrisburg, PA. Come out and see what we find this year! Artifacts will be on display and archaeologists will be on hand Monday-Friday, 9 am-4:30 pm to answer questions…

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2019 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 4, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park between September 4 and October 4, 2019. Every fall since 2006, the Archaeology Section of the State Museum of Pennsylvania has led a month-long excavation at Fort Hunter Mansion and Park in Harrisburg, PA. Come out and see what we find this year! Artifacts will be on display and archaeologists will be on hand Monday-Friday, 9 am-4:30 pm to answer questions…

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