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Saturday, Mar 10, 2012

Remembering the Maple Leaf

Time: 10:00 am til 1:00 pm

Location: Mandarin Museum, 11964 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL 32223

Description: Tour of the Walter Jones historic site and Maple Leaf activity led by archaeologists from the Florida Public Archaeology Network.

10:00 Resource table: pick up your 2012 commemorative poster featuring artillery encampments excavated at Torreya State Park last year

11:00 Walk the grounds: Sarah Miller will review archaeological work previously done at the park and walk participants out to the water to discuss the sinking and discovery of the Maple Leaf

12:00 Bring your lunch to the park and partake in a virtual excavation of the Maple Leaf wreck on a tarp drawn from the archaeologist’s underwater site map

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FPAN is co-hosting this event.