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September is Archaeology Awareness Month

Archaeology Fair
Archaeology Fair
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Join us for a day of family fun celebrating and learning about archaeology!

Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources is hosting an Archaeology Fair to coincide with Wyoming Archaeology Month. This event—to be held at the Territorial Prison State Historic Site in Laramie on September 12, 2015 from 10AM to 3 PM—will showcase Wyoming’s rich cultural heritage from prehistory to the present day.

The fair will provide a unique and fun hands-on learning experience for all ages. Planned events include flint knapping, atlatl throwing, and pottery making demonstrations, as well as hide painting, cordage making, soapstone carving and more. The fair will also feature the Wind River Dancers, Eastern Shoshone storyteller Willie LeClair, and David Osmundsen demonstrating traditional 19th century blacksmithing. Throughout the fair, attendees will have an opportunity to meet local archaeologists, ask questions, find answers, and get “hands-on” with these experts.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/1626132080937897/.





Archaeology Awareness Month

September is Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month! The 2015 Archaeology Awareness Month poster is now available (click here for more information.)




Wyoming Archaeology Wear

The 2015 Wyoming Archaeology Wear styles are here!

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2015 Tee Shirt Order Form PDF Document





Centennial Farm and Ranch

"Owned and operated by the same family for over 100 years"

Motley Garson Barns, Albany County, WY (Richard Collier Photo)
PHOTO: Motley Garson Barns, Albany County, WY (Richard Collier Photo)
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The Wyoming Centennial Farm and Ranch program will annually honor families that have owned and operated the same farm or ranch for 100 years or more. The Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office re-established the program in 2006.

Mary Hopkins
State Historic Preservation Officer
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