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National Archaeology Day events at Grand Valley

Posted on October 19, 2011

A celebration of the next generation of archaeologists is planned for Saturday, October 22, from 1-3 p.m., room 121E DeVos Center, on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Students from area universities will present highlights of their archaeology experiences, as part of National Archaeology Day events in more than 100 cities across the U.S. and Canada. All sessions are free and open to the public.

The program is organized by the Archaeology Institute of America, which works through Local Societies to preserve the world’s archaeological resources and cultural heritage. With nearly 250,000 members from all walks of life, AIA is a diverse group united by a shared passion for archaeology and its role in furthering human knowledge.

For more information contact Melissa Morison in Grand Valley’s Classics Department, at (616) 331-3600.

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