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September 2 - October 2, 2015: Excavations at Fort Hunter

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, Harrisburg, PA

The State Museum of Pennsylvania’s Section of Archaeology will be continuing excavations at Fort Hunter during September and October of 2015. Archaeologists will be looking for evidence of the French and Indian War era Fort, in addition to documenting the prehistoric occupation at the site dating back at least 8,000 years. Staff will be on hand to answer questions and offer brief descriptions of the archaeological process. Excavations will take place Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm and on Sunday September 20th for Fort Hunter Day.


October 2015: Pennsylvania Archaeology Month


October 17, 2015: International Archaeology Day


November 14, 2015: Annual Workshops in Archaeology

Weed Seeds to Garden Seeds: The Archaeology of Farming in the Keystone State

The Archaeology Section of The State Museum of Pennsylvania invites you to attend the annual Workshops in Archaeology on Saturday, November 14, 2015. This program is designed to provide the general public with an overview of archaeological discoveries across the commonwealth.


To view the program description and download the registration form (PDF), visit our What's New page.