Archaeology & Cultural History of the Maquoketa River in Delaware County


Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 5:00am


Manchester, IA
 Delaware County Conservation will offer a special indoor program on the "Archaeology & Cultural History of Iowa," beginning at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 16 in the Delaware County Nature Center, 2379 Jefferson Road, Manchester, IA 52057.

Join Cherie Haury-Artz, from the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, for an introduction to Iowa?s archaeological past, a chronology of its cultural history, and the importance of the state's water trails to people throughout time. Cherie Haury-Artz works in education and outreach at the UI Office of the State Archaeologist. She holds a BA and MA in Anthropology, and recently wrote "A River of Unrivaled Advantages: Life Along the Lower Des Moines River."

This program is free of charge, but space is limited, so preregistration is required.
Click on the link below to register online:

Online registration will be open through August 11. After that date, please contact Mary Hyland, (641) 373-6302.

For more information about Delaware County Conservation go to:
For more information about the city of Manchester go to:

This event is cosponsored by Delaware County Conservation, the City of Manchester, the UI Office of the State Archaeologist, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.


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