Digging Up the Past returning to museum

| July 6, 2016

digging up the pastCOSHOCTON – Digging up the Past, an archaeology program for elementary school children, is returning to the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum on Thursday, July 21 from 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Children will be digging into a reconstructed site to find all sorts of interesting objects from bones to tools to pottery. Most of the objects are authentic Native American artifacts that have been found in Coshocton County. Participants will perform different roles such as site excavator, photographer and recorder as they follow standard archaeological processes.

Reservations for Digging up the Past are required by Monday, July 18. The cost is $3 for children and free for those with a family membership. Accompanying adults are also free.

For information, contact the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum at 740-622-8710 or [email protected].

The Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum is located at 300 N. Whitewoman St. Museum hours May through October are noon to 5 p.m. daily.

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