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Living History: Archeology Night

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

On August 10th, SOHS is partnering with SOULA (Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology), the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, the Oregon Chinese Diaspora Project, and the Portland Chinatown Museum to host “Archaeology Night” at Hanley Farm. Come on by for a fun night of participatory learning about Oregon’s archaeological history!

Activities will include:

  • Archaeology 101: learn basic concepts like survey pacing, cross-mending, and stratigraphy
  • Practice the ancient art of atl-atl throwing
  • Test your animal bone knowledge with our “Faunal Matching” game
  • View the Jim Rock Historic Bottle and Can Collection and learn what these items teach us about history
  • Try your hand at our History Scavenger Hunt
  • Learn about the archaeology of Hanley Farm
  • View the Portland Chinatown Museum’s pop-up exhibit on the Oregon Chinese Diaspora Project
  • See the latest finds from the Oregon Chinese Diaspora Project’s summer field work

Lomeli de Fusion food truck will be on-site with food for purchase and Kona Ice shaved ice will be there too!

The farm will be open from 5-8 pm for this fun event. This is going to be a fun evening for the whole family!


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August 10
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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SOHS Hanley Farm
1053 Hanley Road
Central Point, OR 97502
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