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CANCELLED - SeeWorthy Archaeology Festival

Title:CANCELLED - SeeWorthy Archaeology Festival
Date & Time:Sat Oct 1, 2022 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr. (Map This)
Event Details:Celebrate Archaeology Month at Ben Brenman Park! Meet City archaeologists and learn more about why ship timbers excavated from the Robinson Landing construction site were submerged in Ben Brenman Pond this spring. Archaeology enthusiasts of all ages will find out how wooden ships were reused in the 18th and 19th centuries as landfill with Shoreline Engineering, discover the physics behind moving large ship timbers with Mini Forklift Hydraulics, and meet other maritime and terrestrial archaeologists working in the region. This event will include a ribbon cutting of three new signs that tell the story of the ships’ journey from river to pond!
Contact Person:Emma Richardson
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4399
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Archaeology Museum, Family, Historic Preservation, Museums, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town, Parks, Waterfront

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