Saturday, Feb 24, 2018

Ancient Explorers: Little Salt Spring and the Peopling of the Americas

Time: 9:00 am til 5:00 pm

Location: Storer Auditorium, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Description: Join us for a one day public symposium on Little Salt Spring. Through a variety of scholarly presentations, a pop-up artifact exhibit, and discussion panel we aim to explore the role of Little Salt Spring within the broader spectrum of knowledge of the first peopling of the Americas and address the site’s pertinence to climate change in the past, present, and future.

Leading figures in the study of America’s earliest human occupation will present new research findings from Little Salt Spring and related archaeological sites. An afternoon forum will bring together leaders within the south Florida archaeological community to discuss future research and preservation of Little Salt Spring and other underwater cultural resources. This conference is open to the public and co-sponsored by the University of Miami, the Florida Public Archaeology Network, and HistoryMiami.

$25 Registration includes lunch. See link to register.

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FPAN is participating in this event.

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Southwest Florida Heritage Festival

Time: 10:00 am til 5:00 pm

Location: Crowley Museum & Nature Center, 16405 Myakka Rd, Sarasota, Florida 34240

Description: The Crowley Museum is celebrating the agricultural history of Southwest Florida and the pioneers that preceded us

This one of a kind event will focus on history and education. Crowley Museum and Nature Center will offer a number of homesteading skills, workshops, and demonstrations. There will be a number of activities for the kids as well, said Jeanene Arrington-Fisher, Event Coordinator at Crowley Museum and Nature Center.

Admission is $10 per carload (carpooling encouraged) and $5 per motorcycle

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FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.

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