Plymouth State Gears Up for New Hampshire Archaeology Month

September 30th, 2005 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – October is New Hampshire Archaeology Month, and Plymouth State University will be recognizing it with a series of free lectures and presentations.

Maritime archaeologist and Professor Emeritus of History David Switzer will present The Lizzie Carr: Finally a Site With No Secrets, on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hartman Union Building Student Senate Room. Lizzie Carr was a 19th/20th century Maine lumber schooner that was lost off Wallis Sands Beach in Rye, N.H. in 1906.

Dr. Brendan Foley of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute will present The Chios Project: A Unique American-Greek Joint Effort to Document Ancient Shipwreck Sites, Monday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in room 303 of Rounds Hall. Wednesday, October 19, Dr. Richard Boisvert, New Hampshire state archaeologist will present Current Paleo-Indian Research in Northern New Hampshire at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Senate Room of the Hartman Union Building.

The final presentation in the series is Wednesday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. when Plymouth State alumnus Shane Sargent will present The Lost People of Scotland in the Tower Room of the Hartman Union Building.

For more information on New Hampshire Archaeology Month or any of these events, contact David Starbuck, 535-3076.