Celebrate Texas at Fort Martin Scott
Dates/Time: Friday & Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm, April 28-29, 2017
Location: 1606 E. Main Street, Fredericksburg
Two days of continuous Living History reenactments featuring Military, Frontier Lawmen, Native Americans and Civilians representing the fort’s active time period with special events for children. Friday is School Day with planned activities for School Groups (including Home Schoolers). Pioneer Crafts, Musicians, Story Tellers and much more. Each day visitors will experience Flag Ceremonies, Military Drills, Life in a Frontier Lawmen Camp and numerous displays, Sutler Store, Pioneer Cooking and Pioneer Crafts. Something for the entire family.
HCAA GENERAL MEETING, May 20, 2017
Speaker: Dr. Tom Hester
Dr. Thomas R. Hester, a native south Texan, is Director of the Center for Archaeological Research and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1969 and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1972. He is one of the founders of the Southern Texas Archaeological Association and a Fellow of the Texas Archaeological Society. He is also a member of the Society for American Archaeology and serves on the Executive Council of the Association for Field Archaeology. Dr. Hester is co-author of a basic text, Field Methods in Archaeology, and author of more than 200 scientific articles, monographs, and books.
Lecture Title: TO BE ANNOUNCED
Abstract: (posted soon)
Location: Riverside Nature Center – 150 Francisco Lemos, Kerrville, Texas 78028
Doors open at 12:30 pm with refreshments. Lecture begins at 1:00 pm.
NEWS FROM HCAA FIELDWORK
Kemosabe Project – March 2017
Operations continue at the large Kemosabe site and are yielding some valuable information. There have been 25 square meters of excavations so far plus 7 back hoe trench excavations. Diagnostic materials indicate a multi-component site ranging in age from Early Archaic to Late Prehistoric.
Multiple discrete features have been found thus far within the Early Archaic levels and several have associated charcoal, bone and diagnostic lithics. The HCAA has been working this site for 3 1/2 years and there is no end in sight as new and valuable information continues to be revealed from excavations.
Please come join in the fun and discoveries at this large prehistoric site complex! The HCAA crew is working in the lab and/or field weekly. Contact Steve Stoutamire for more information.
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