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Archaeology Month Proclamation

Judy Wolf
Chief, Planning & Historic Contexts Development Program
Archaeology Awareness Month
(307) 766-5366

 

Governor Matt Mead proclaimed September to be Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month at an event held at the Kendrick Gallery Conference Room in Cheyenne on August 28, 2018.

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Judy Wolf
Chief, Planning & Historic Contexts Development Program
Archaeology Awareness Month
(307) 766-5366

 

 

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Archaeology Fair 2019

Join us for a day of family fun celebrating and learning about archaeology! Meet local archaeologists, ask questions, find answers, and get “hands-on” with these experts.

 

The 5th annual Wyoming Archaeology Fair will be held on September 7, 2019 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site in Laramie. The fair will showcase Wyoming’s rich cultural heritage from prehistory to the present day and will provide a unique and fun hands-on learning experience for all ages. Attendees are invited to try their hand at flint knapping, atlatl throwing, pottery making, and historic games as well as hide painting, cordage making, soapstone carving and more.

 

The fair will feature the Wind River Dancers who will perform a variety of American Indian dance styles; Michael “Badhand” Terry, Plains Indian Historian/Lecturer/Author; Willie LeClair, Native American storyteller; and David Osmundsen who will demonstrate traditional 19th century blacksmithing.  The fair is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

Archaeology Wear

Judy Wolf
Chief, Planning & Historic Contexts Development Program
Archaeology Awareness Month
(307) 766-5366

 

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Tim Seaman, Neal Ackerly and Charlie Hacker at the Range Café in Bernalillo, New Mexico.  New Mexico archaeologists appreciate “the best in archaeology swag”.  Order some for yourself today!


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Archaeology Posters

Judy Wolf
Chief, Planning & Historic Contexts Development Program
Archaeology Awareness Month
(307) 766-5366

 

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Celebrated annually in September, Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month (WAAM) consists of a series of statewide activities and programs devoted to discussing archaeological issues and to educating the public about the importance of preserving and protecting Wyoming’s archaeological heritage. The centerpiece of WAAM is the poster we produce every year. It is distributed statewide, nationally, and internationally to more than 5,000 people and organizations. Wyoming posters have been honored with numerous awards in the State Archaeology Week Poster Contest sponsored by the Society for American Archaeology’s Public Education Committee and Council of Affiliated Societies.

VIEW OUR AWARD WINNING POSTERS!

Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month posters are available free of charge and may be picked up at:

In Cheyenne
State Historic Preservation Office Barrett Building, 3rd floor 
2301 Central Ave.


In Laramie
Anthropology Building 12th and Lewis
Room 312.

Limit one poster per person. Posters produced between 2007 through 2018 are available.

If you would like a poster mailed to you, a $12.00 charge is necessary to cover mailing costs. Please add $2.00 for each additional poster requested. For example, if you wish to receive the 2017 and 2016 posters, the mailing charge is $14.00.

Send your request along with a check or money order payable to “Wyoming Archaeology Month” and your name and mailing address to: 

ATTN: Judy Wolf
State Historic Preservation Office
Dept. 3431, 1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071

State Historic Preservation Plan

Judy Wolf
Chief, Planning & Historic Contexts Development Program
Archaeology Awareness Month
(307) 766-5366

 

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In 2014, the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office began making preparations to revise the 2007-2015 Historic Preservation Plan. The plan was developed with input from our preservation partners, stakeholders, and the public. We appreciate all of you who participated in the planning process by responding to our plan revision survey, attending one of our public meetings, or providing review comments on the draft plan. The final plan was approved by the National Park Service’s historic preservation planning program in January 2016. Wyoming’s Comprehensive Statewide Historic Preservation Plan guides the actions and sets the priorities for historic preservation activity in Wyoming through 2026.

 

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The Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office documents, preserves, and promotes Wyoming’s heritage with our preservation partners.

 

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