A Walk Back Through Time: Des Moines River Archaeology

Date: 

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Location: 

Lake Red Rock Visitor Center, Union, IA

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer a special indoor program on the archaeology & cultural history of Iowa, focusing on the Des Moines River, beginning at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 14 in the Red Rock Visitor Center. 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."

The program is free of charge, and preregistration is not required. For more info:
Lake Red Rock US Army Corps of Engineers website: http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/LakeRedRock.aspx
Contact the Corps office at (641) 828-7522 or (641) 628-8690 or via email at lakeredrock@usace.army.mil.

This event is cosponsored by the US Army Corps of Engineers, the UI Office of the State Archaeologist, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

 

        
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