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International Archaeology Day

  • October 19, 2019 - October 19, 2019
  • Times: 11 am - 4 pm
  • Venue: New Jersey State Museum
  • 205 West State Street St 1, Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Admission: free
  • Handicapped Accessible: Yes
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At this year’s Archaeology Day, we present two talks that delve into the archaeology of the Pinelands to discover its prehistoric and colonial history. Guests can explore the Museum’s archaeology collections during gallery walks with our curators, and watch a short film about archaeology at Raritan Landing, a once bustling shipping port that was located along the Raritan River in what is now Piscataway. 11:00 Dr. Patricia Hansell, Temple University, “Reassessment of the Prehistoric Settlements in the Pinelands” 11:40 Dr. Richard Viet, Monmouth University, “The Archaeology of the Pinelands Heritage at the Cedar Bridge Tavern” 1:00 – 1:40 “Raritan Landing: A Road to the Past” short film (in the A Much Moved People gallery) 2:00 pm Much Moved Peoples gallery walk, Assistant Curator of Archaeology Karen Flinn 3:00 pm New Jersey’s Original Peoples gallery walk, Curator of Archaeology Dr. Gregory Lattanzi

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