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Archaeology workshop set

Archaeology workshop set

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Archaeology workshop set

Archaeologist Seth Taft teaches young students the fundamentals of archaeological research at a similar event in September 2013.

The Sauk County Historical Society, 900 Second Ave., Baraboo, will provide a hands-on opportunity for children, ages 8-13, to learn archaeology from 10-11:30 a.m. or 1:30-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25.

Five professional archaeologists will facilitate four workstations that showcase how they study the human past. These workstations include recovery of artifacts and laboratory analysis, mapping and recording an archaeology site, importance of interpreting the texture and color of soils, and telling the story of past people. Upon completion of the workshop, each person will receive a complimentary certificate of completion.

There will be two sessions, each limited to 24 registrants. Cost is $5 per person. Pre-registration is required at


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