April is NH Archeology Month

April is New Hampshire Archeology Month and many events are taking place across the state.  The New Hampshire Archeological Society, the New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation have a calendar of the upcoming events.

Archeology Month hopes to generate local interest in archeology, and inspire the public to engage in activities, presentations, and demonstrations.

This year, hands-on activities at the University of New Hampshire’s Open Archaeology Day on April 8, features flint knapping, food sampling, mock excavations, and atlatl throwing.

Also being offered is an array of topics and geographic locations, including Nicaraguan ceramics, Russian bathhouses, underwater investigations in Mexico, and mills on New Hampshire’s Lamprey River.

A complete listing of the events during the month can be found here.

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