Archaeological Day will show off artifacts

The Ezekiel Harris House will be the site of an Archaeological Day today, MAY 7.


The free event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1822 Broad S t. If it rains , activities will move to the Augusta Museum of History at 506 Reynolds St.

The day is held for Georgia Archaeological Month. V isitors will be able to see artifacts and watch demonstrations on how they are made and used in daily life, according to a news release.

Child-friendly activities include flint-knapping and primitive-weapon displays. Visitors can take a guided tour of the home.

Archaeologists will identify and classify artifacts , Paleo-Indian and Dalton period projectile points will be recorded, and locally discovered artifacts will be on display.

One collection will feature artifacts from a dig at Stallings Island, an American Indian settlement that existed from 4,500 to 3,500 years ago about eight miles upstream from Augusta.