Archaeology of the Civil War - International Archaeology Day 2014

US Colored Troops Reenactor

The Department of Environmental Protection’s San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park and the National Park Service's Southeast Archeological Center invite you to celebrate International Archaeology Day. This year's celebration will focus on the Civil War Era in North Florida. Events include presentations by archaeologists, family-friendly kids activities such as Native American pottery making, flint knapping and hands-on activities for all ages. Local historians will talk about the impressive history of the park in the Museum and Civil War Reenactors will provide Living History Demonstrations. The International Archaeology Day Event is being held in conjunction with the City of St. Marks' Annual Stone Crab Festival which takes place in historic downtown St. Marks. The St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge is also hosting its 26th Monarch Butterfly Festival on the same day. So come on down to St. Marks and spend the day.

Guest speakers schedule:

10:30 a.m. Barbara Clark, Florida Panhandle Archaeology Network;

12:45 pm Dale Cox, North Florida Writer and Civil War Historian;

1:45 p.m. Tim Roberts, SEAC Archaeologist.

Exhibitors: National Park Service’s Southeast Archeological Center;Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research; Viva Florida; Florida Public Archaeology Network; Florida State Parks; Panhandle Archaeological Society of Tallahassee (PAST); FSU Anthropology Society; US Forest Service; John G. Riley House and US Colored Troops. Walk-up Stations: Geophysics; Civil War Living History and Demonstrations; Archaeology in Action; Invasive exotic plants and archaeological sites.

Date and Time:

10:00am - 4:00pm October 25, 2014


San Marcos de Apalache Historic State Park
148 Old Fort Road
St. Marks, FL 32355

Free Event


Event Repeat Summary:

Annually, on the Fourth Saturday of October

Contact Information:

Terri Messler


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