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August 28, 2006
Burke Museum Event at Discovery Park 10 am ‚Äì 2 pm Sat., Oct. 14
Seattle-- Find out what tsunamis, sewage, salmon, and archaeology have to do with each other on Sat., Oct. 14. Specialists from the Burke Museums Archaeology staff and Seattles Department of Parks and Recreation team up for a special day filled with tours, displays, and activities. Learn about the 4,200 year old Native American village under the site at Discovery Park, discover the geological history of the park, and try your hand at archaeology activities. This event is suitable for all ages, providing an educational experience with hands-on archaeology crafts.
Archaeology Day is a free event and is co-sponsored by the Burke Museum and the Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation. Visitors please check in at the Discovery Park Visitor Center3801 West Government Way, Seattle, WAfor directions to the event. Wear good outdoor shoes and come prepared for rain. For more information, call the Burke Museums Archaeology Division at 206-685-3849.
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