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Hands-On Archaeology – Dig Day!
October 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Join Maine State Archaeologist Leith Smith, Teacher Sue Clukey, and FHS Collections Manager Holly Hurd for a public dig at Freeport Historical Society’s headquarters, Harrington House, at 45 Main Street in Freeport.
This is your chance to uncover history!
Come and dig, sift, observe, and learn about what we are finding on site.
Also visit our Archaeology Lab… The front rooms of the the Historical Society will be designated as work space for viewing, cleaning, processing and interpreting artifacts. Come by during open hours beginning Sept 26 to view the tools and process.
All are welcome—no need to sign up, just show up– anytime from 12 noon to 4 PM, ready to get dirty! This program is FREE.
This project is funded in part by a grant from the Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation of the National Trust for Historic Preservation