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Anthropology Graduate Student Lectures on “Submerged Prehistoric Archaeology in the Aucilla River”

Graduate student Adam Burke presented a lecture titled “Megafauna and Material Culture: Submerged Prehistoric Archaeology in the Aucilla River, Northwest Florida” at the Anthracite Heritage Museum on March 23, 2014.

Burke’s guest lecture featured a PowerPoint program on current underwater archaeological research in the Aucilla River in Northwest Florida. His program also discussed environmental differences between modern times and the Pleistocene Epoch. A collection of Pleistocene fossils were available for viewing after the presentation. The program was free of charge.

The Anthracite Heritage Museum is located in McDade Park, Scranton, Pa. It is one of 25 historic sites and museums administered by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of the Pennsylvania Trails of History. The museum is operated in partnership with the Anthracite Heritage Museum and Iron Furnaces Associates. The Anthracite Heritage Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m. Find out more about the Anthracite Heritage Museum.

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