“Tombstones & Trowels” in Haverhill
November 27, 2012
The Haverhill Historical Society hosted an Archaeology Open House in honor of National Archaeology Day and Massachusetts Archaeology Month. The "Tombstones & Trowels" event included tours of the museum's archaeology exhibit, a scavenger hunt in a 17th century burial ground, refreshments, and a hall with different activity stations. In the hall, visitors were able to cross-mend redware potsherds, view "tools of the trade," make paper tombstones, excavate a mock dig, and clean artifacts.
More Collaborating Organizations have joined us for International Archaeology Day 2014!
We are so excited to be celebrating International Archaeology Day again this year on October 18, 2014 to raise awareness for archaeology and provide opportunities for the public to participate in archaeological activities.
In preparation for IAD 2014, we just set up a new webpage with precomposed e-mail invitations that you can easily send to your contacts.