The 10th International Archaeology Day celebration is a FREE expo to learn, explore, and experience archaeology. Professional and avocational archaeologists from around the state will demonstrate, discuss, and bring to life the cultures of Colorado’s past at Roxborough State Park on Saturday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
You can visit an Expo at Roxborough Intermediate School (7370 Village Circle East in Littleton), wehere there will be booths, lectures and hands-on activities. Then, attend a tour at one of the site visits at Roxborough State Park, Lamb Spring and Bradford House at Ken Caryl.
10 a.m. – Jeff Brzezinski: The Role of Other-Than Human Beings in the Religion, Politics and Economics of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica”.
Noon: Anna Cordova: Stewardship of Colorado Springs’ Archaeological Resources
2 p.m. – Jack Warner: Ancient People Who Lived in the Hogback Area Over the Past 15,000 Years.
Sign up for lectures here on Eventbrite.
Site Visits (start at the Expo to pick up directions):
Guided tours at 10 and 11 a.m. Atlatl demonstration following tours:
Roxborough State Park
Walk & Talk Tours at 9 and 11 a.m. Walk Through Time Poster Show, Artifacts of the Park, Archaeology exhibit inside the Visitor Center & Leave No Trace Informational Table on the Patio.
Bradford House at Ken Caryl
Tours at 1 and 2 p.m.
Reservations are recommended for some of the tours. Find more info here and links to registration.
Programs, sponsored by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, are free; however, please remember that all vehicles entering the park must purchase a $10 daily pass or display a valid annual pass.