Press RoomArchaeology Programming
April 26, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Neville Announces New Archaeology Programming in Conjunction with Life and Death at Fort Howard
Green Bay, WI---April 26, 2016---The Neville Public Museum is launching two archaeology programs in conjunction with the new Life and Death at Fort Howard exhibit.
The programs include a public event on archaeology on the site of military Fort Howard and a kids’ summer camp:
Public Archaeology at the Fort Howard Site
May 20, 2016 and May 21, 2016
Get hands-on with Green Bay’s history as the Neville Public Museum begins an archaeological survey of the site of military Fort Howard. Learn about how high tech tools such as Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) could be used to locate the foundations of Fort Howard (1816-1852). What buried secrets will we find? Come find out for yourself!
Dates: Friday, May 20 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 21 10:00 am – 4:00 p.m.
Ages: All ages welcome!
Program fee: Free
Location: 200 Dousman St, Green Bay, WI 54303
The site we’ll be working at is behind Titletown Brewery’s railroad depot, near the old railroad tracks.
Contact for questions: Kevin Cullen by phone at (920) 448 - 7849 or by email at [email protected]
Uncovering Archaeology Camp
June 28, 2016 through June 30, 2016
Have you ever wondered how we know so much about people of the past? Find out at the Neville Public Museum's Uncovering Archaeology camp this summer. Campers will learn about the different fields of archaeology, discover the history and science used to study the specimens in the museum's collection, and participate in a variety of activities using the tools of the trade.
Dates: Tuesday, June 28 through Thursday June 30
Time: 12:00-4:00 p.m.
Ages: Workshop is geared for ages 9 to 12
Capacity: 25 (minimum of 5)*
Program fee: $55
Registration deadline: Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Contact for Questions: Ryan at (920) 448-7840 or [email protected]
*If fewer than 5 campers register by the deadline the camp will be postponed
You can find more information on Life and Death at Fort Howard and register for the Uncovering Archaeology Camp at www.NevillePublicMuseum.org.
Neville Public Museum Foundation
210 Museum Place
Green Bay, WI 54303
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