LEARN ABOUT UTAH´S ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE DURING
UTAH ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK, MAY 4-11, 2013SALT LAKE CITY - Find out more about Utah's incredible past during Utah Archaeology Week, May 4- 11, 2013. Archaeological themed events will be held throughout the state to educate the public about Utah´s fabulous archaeological heritage.
"Archaeology Week gives the community a chance to connect to Utah's unique past," says Kristen Rogers-Iversen, Acting Director, Utah Division of State History. "It helps people realize that archaeology is our heritage and should be celebrated."
May 4th, the Division of State History will host the Archaeology Week Open House 10:00 a.m.-2:00p.m. at the Rio Grande Depot, 300 South Rio Grande Street. Participants will be able to throw a spear with an atlatl, grind corn using stone tools, make tule duck decoys and Fremont figurines, see how projectile points are made, buy Indian tacos, and much more. Free and open to the public.
Organizations throughout Utah will be hosting additional special events during Archaeology Week. For a complete listing of statewide events, please visit www.history.utah.gov or call Deb Miller at 801-245-7249 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.