Preserving the Past: Mississippi’s Archaeology Landmarks

Old Capitol Museum | 100 State Street, Jackson, Mississippi, 39201

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Join Mississippi Department of Archives & History for a family-friendly archaeology expo in celebration of Historic Preservation Month on Saturday, May 29, at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Old Capitol Museum Lawn. Experience the world of archaeology with a hands-on digging and excavation site, demonstrations on atlatl throwing and flint knapping presented by archaeologists Guy Meader and John Sullivan, artifact washing workshops, and craft stations. Face masks and social distancing guidelines are required.
This project was made possible by the Mississippi Humanities Council, through support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, and a partnership with the Mississippi Archaeological Association.
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