Archeologists lecture at visitor center

AlaskaDigest

Posted: Monday, March 03, 2003

JUNEAU - Archeologists with the U.S. Forest Service are meeting this week in Juneau. To share their knowledge, five of the experts will present lectures tonight through Thursday night at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center.

Tongass National Forest archaeologist Pat Bower speaks at 7 tonight on "Easter Island: A Far Corner of Polynesia."

Tongass archeologist Terry Fifield will present "An Archaeological Update: Caves, Rock Art, and Partnerships on Prince of Wales Island" at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Chugach National Forest archaeologist Linda Finn Yarborough will present "Archeological Investigations in Prince William Sound: Palugvik, a National Register Landmark," at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Chugach archaeologist Tony Largaespada also will lecture on "Rediscovering the Iditarod Trail."

On Thursday, Fifield will speak on "A History of Totem Park," and Tongass archaeologist Mark McCallum will talk about "Ancient Fish Traps of Southeast."



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