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The following Pennsylvania Archaeology Month public talk and films involve
African Diaspora Archaeology:Morning Session
12:00 12:15 The James Oronoco Dexter Site
Revisited: Final Excavation Findings (Douglas Mooney)
Afternoon Session (2:00
2:45 4:15 Film: In The Shadow of Liberty: The Search for
James Oronoco Dexter (Directed by Mitchell Smith) Introduced By: Jed
4:15 5:00 Film: Ground Truth: Archaeology in the City (Film on
the excavation of the First African Baptist Church, Philadelphia. Directed by
Richard E. Robinson) Introduced By: Rebecca Yamin.
Discover Philadelphia's Hidden Past: An Archeology
Month Celebration, 2006. Living History Center, Independence National
Historical Park, Third Street, between Chestnut and Walnut Streets,
Philadelphia. Discover secrets of Philadelphia's past that lie hidden under our
feet. Hear archeologists tell the fascinating story of archeology in and around
Philadelphia (10am-12:15 pm), visit a working archaeology lab (12:15pm-2pm) and
enjoy a mini-archaeology film festival (2pm-5pm). Sponsored by the Philadelphia
Archeological Forum and Independence National Historical Park. Free.
For more information go to: www.phillyarchaeology.org
; Telephone: 215 861-4956.
When: October 14, 2006, 10 AM -- 5 PM.