2019 International Archaeology Day Expo!

Rae Frederick News

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019 | 9:00AM — 3:00PM
Roxborough Intermediate School, 7370 Village Circle E, Littleton, CO 80125

Joins us in celebrating Colorado’s colorful past at the 2019 International Archaeology Day Expo. Bring the family to this free event and explore fun activity booths, on-site demonstrations, engaging lectures and guided tours of nearby archaeological and historic sites. Start your adventure at Roxborough Intermediate School to pick up an event schedule which includes information and directions to the off-site activities. ERO’s Jon Hedlund will be presenting at 1:30 pm on excavations ERO has completed in Douglas County.

Booths and Demonstrations

  • Lithophones
  • Ancient Skills and Tool Manufacturing
  • Hands on Pottery
  • Artifact Show and Tell
  • Food processing: Mano and Metate
  • Archaic Snack Stand
  • Dig like an Archaeologist
  • Kids Arts and Crafts, Face Painting
  • Careers in Archaeology
  • Archaeology Tool Kit

Lecture Series

9:00 AM – Jack Warner: Comparison of the Douglas County Blackfoot Cave Site Early Archaic Period Artifacts to Previously Reported Denver Area Archaeological Sites

10:30 AM – Todd McMahon: Archaeology and Roxborough Park

12:00 PM – Kevin Gilmore: The Franktown Cave and Bayou Gulch Sites, and the Evidence for Proto-Apachean Migration in Douglas County

1:30 PM –  Jon Hedlund, ERO Resources: Five Years of Excavation and Survey – Ten Thousand Years of Douglas County History

More details available on History Colorado’s website:  www.historycolorado.org/2019-IAD-expo