October 2010 Archaeology and History Events

Posted by Kerry Nelson on October 1, 2010 in Archaeology |

A brief list of this month’s archaeological and historical events for professionals and non-professionals, adults and kids.

  • A Candlelight Tour of the Schuyler House will be held Saturday, Oct 16, 2010 at 6:00 PM at the Schuyler House, Schuylerville, NY.  The tour is sponsored by Old Saratoga Historical Association.  Costumed guides will lead a tour of General Schuyler’s home by candlelight.  For more information, call (518) 664-9821 ext. 224
  • Brookside Museum is hosting Native New York Family Day on Sunday, October 17 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.  “Learn about the Native Americans of the northeastern woodland and try your hand at a Native craft.”  Activities will include Native stories, crafts, games and more.  Fee: $2.00/person; $5.00/family with additional supply fees for the workshops.
  • The New York State Museum is hosting a free multidisciplinary symposium on the history of ironworking in New York entitled “Iron in New York” October 16 and 17 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Presentations will be given by archaeologists, historians, geologists and historical blacksmiths.

If you would like to share any other events or exhibits please forward them to kerry@curtinarchaeology.com


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