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Monroe Archaeology Program and Artifact Identification

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Sat., Mar. 16, 2013 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Monroe Historical Society invites the community to its annual membership meeting and program Saturday, March 16, at the Monroe Library. Laura Phillips, Archaeology Collections Manager at the Burke Museum, will speak about local archaeology followed by an artifact identification session. Archaeologist Philippe LeTourneau of the King County Historic Preservation Program will join Phillips to identify objects. Residents are encouraged to bring in up to two items for identification, including Native American artifacts from the Pacific Northwest made from bones, antlers, rocks, and shells. No appraisals will be given. The experts do not authenticate items for sale.

The program begins at 10:30 am followed by the artifact session from 11 am - 12:30 pm. The Monroe Library is located at 1070 Village Way in Monroe. All ages are welcome.

For more information, call (360) 217-2773 or visit www.monroehistoricalsociety.org.