Marquette, Michigan – October 18, 2019 – Marquette Regional History Center Educator, Betsy Vanderveen Rutz, joined Todd Pazz on the 8th Day Radio Show explain how the museum will be celebrating International Archaeology Day Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 12:00 – 3:00 pm. International Archaeology Day is celebrated worldwide on this day.
The museum will have a fun afternoon with hands-on activities, demonstrations, artifacts and displays at a wide variety of interactive booths throughout the entire museum. For 2019, their 7th annual fair, enjoy a traveling exhibit: Archeology on Ice. This exhibit describes the emerging discipline of Glacial Archeology. Highlighting decade-long field research, climate change, artifacts and tribal participation in the project, this exhibit makes it’s Michigan debut at the MRHC. Included will be a display of recent archeological research in Marquette County.
Also, meet the archeologist behind Archaeology on Ice, Dr. James Dixon, who will be at the fair. Among other exhibits at the fair, there will be a medieval reenactment a demonstration of how the Vikings cooked food. Visitors will be able sample many foods, including Icelandic cheese.
A great event for all ages including families, clubs, scouts, and individuals. The fair is free and included with the cost of general admission.
This is an open-house event. Come anytime 12-3:00.
Museum admission prices: adults: $7,seniors: $6, students: $3, youth 12 and under: $2. The Marquette Regional History Center is at 145 W. Spring Street, Marquette MI 49855. If you have questions call 906.226.3571 or visit http://marquettehistory.org