No Meeting in June, but look at this!
CAN YOU DIG IT? YES, YOU CAN!
Annual June volunteer archaeology fieldwork experience at Castalian Springs,TN offered by MTSU Archaeological Summer Field School, directed by Dr. Paul Eubanks. This takes the place of our June meeting
HANDS-ON OPPORTUNITY AND EXPERIENCE! You are welcome to come and excavate and screen for artifacts alongside the field school students, or if you prefer, just observe. We are not attending as a group, this is an independent activity.
THE SITE: The area for research this year is a prehistoric mound site (AD 1200-1350). See link below.
WHEN: Optional Saturdays of June 3, 10, &17 from 9:30AM-3:00PM
Weather permitting, you may attend any of these dates and stay any amount of time you desire until 3:00PM. You are responsible for your own transportation.
WHERE: 150 Rock Springs Road, Castalian Springs, TN. (Sumner County) Look for a sign. There is parking available in a grassy area soon as you enter the gate. Questions? It is about a 45-60 minute drive from Murfreesboro.
WHO CTTEND? RCAS members, family, and friends—people of all ages are welcome, though children must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or an adult who is authorized to sign a waiver form. Please bring your own water, hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent and wear closed-toed shoes.
HOW MUCH: Free!
Responses will be made in a timely manner but may take up to 24 hrs.
Public archaeology is important. RCAS serves to share, educate, and promote the importance of archaeology and the protection and preservation of our shared cultural resources and heritage.
The Rutherford County Archaeological Society(RCAS) is an all-volunteer, 501 (c)(3) non-profit service organization. Promoting public archaeology, we bring together folks from all walks of life and professional archaeologists. We serve to educate and foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of archaeology, to demonstrate the importance of research, and to promote the stewardship, preservation, and protection of our cultural resources.