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July 2018

Nature Lab Meet the Experts: Archaeology and Toys thru Time

July 26 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Children's toys are often recovered at archaeological sites.  Join Elizabeth Wagner and Kim Sebestyen, Curators of Archaeology, to explore how these children's artifacts are helping to tell the stories of those often left out of the history books. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.

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August 2018

Fluted points are the hallmark artifact of the Paleoindian period

Nature Lab Meet the Experts: Preserving our Past Archaeology Lab

August 9 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Andrea Carr and Callista Holmes, Archaeology Lab Managers to explore how museums curate archaeological specimens to preserve for research and interpretation. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.

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Nature Lab Meet the Experts: History of Digging Fort Hunter

August 16 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Jim Herbstritt and Kim Sebestyen, Curators of Archaeology,  to hear about their discoveries from excavations at Fort Hunter Mansion & Park. Learn how artifacts recovered at Fort Hunter help to tell the story of daily activities of Native Americans 9,000 years ago, through the colonial period to present day. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.    

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Learn at Lunchtime: Archaeology

August 24 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Curator of Archaeology Janet Johnson to learn about the upcoming Fort Hunter dig.  

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September 2018

Archaeology at 2018 Kipona Festival

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 3, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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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 2018 Kipona Festival

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 3, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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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 2018 Kipona Festival

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 3, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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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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2018 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2018

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter between September 5 and October 5, 2018. This year they will focus on the area on the north side of the mansion where there is a deposit of late 18th and early 19th century artifacts probably associated with Mr. McAllister’s occupation and below this are stratified Indian occupations. The public is welcome to visit and archaeologists will be on site, weekdays between 10:00 am…

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2018 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2018

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter between September 5 and October 5, 2018. This year they will focus on the area on the north side of the mansion where there is a deposit of late 18th and early 19th century artifacts probably associated with Mr. McAllister’s occupation and below this are stratified Indian occupations. The public is welcome to visit and archaeologists will be on site, weekdays between 10:00 am…

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2018 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2018

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
+ Google Map

The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter between September 5 and October 5, 2018. This year they will focus on the area on the north side of the mansion where there is a deposit of late 18th and early 19th century artifacts probably associated with Mr. McAllister’s occupation and below this are stratified Indian occupations. The public is welcome to visit and archaeologists will be on site, weekdays between 10:00 am…

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2018 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2018

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
+ Google Map

The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter between September 5 and October 5, 2018. This year they will focus on the area on the north side of the mansion where there is a deposit of late 18th and early 19th century artifacts probably associated with Mr. McAllister’s occupation and below this are stratified Indian occupations. The public is welcome to visit and archaeologists will be on site, weekdays between 10:00 am…

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2018 Fort Hunter Archaeology Excavation

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 5, 2018

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
+ Google Map

The Section of Archaeology at the State Museum will be conducting their excavation at Fort Hunter between September 5 and October 5, 2018. This year they will focus on the area on the north side of the mansion where there is a deposit of late 18th and early 19th century artifacts probably associated with Mr. McAllister’s occupation and below this are stratified Indian occupations. The public is welcome to visit and archaeologists will be on site, weekdays between 10:00 am…

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