Fort Mose hosts archaeology program for children

Terri Newmans previewed some of the exhibits for Historic City News editor Michael Gold this afternoon that will be part of a children’s archaeology program on Saturday, March 31, 2012 in celebration of Florida Archaeology Month at the Fort Mose Historic State Park in St Augustine.

Participants in the “Can You Dig It?” program will learn more about the history of the Fort Mose site and explore how archaeology helped to provide a better understanding of the residents who inhabited the site in the 18th century.

“Children will have the opportunity to participate in two exciting hands on activities,” Newmans told reporters.

The event will take place from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., Saturday, March 31st in the Fort Mose Historic State Park visitor center, located at 15 Fort Mose Trail in St Augustine.

The entrance fee into the park’s visitor center is $2 per person.

Children six and under are free.

For additional information, visit www.floridastateparks.org/fortmosehistoricstatepark.

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