• Children study artifacts through a magnification hand lens.

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    Children study artifacts through a magnification hand lens.

  • USC Department of Anthropology graduate students John Fisher and James Stewart assist Nena Rice, director of Outreach South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, in setting up her display.

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    USC Department of Anthropology graduate students John Fisher and James Stewart assist Nena Rice, director of Outreach South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, in setting up her display.

  • Stephanie Sapp, a S.C. Archaeology Public Outreach Division volunteer, guides a young participant through the steps involved in reconstructing a broken ceramic vessel.

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    Stephanie Sapp, a S.C. Archaeology Public Outreach Division volunteer, guides a young participant through the steps involved in reconstructing a broken ceramic vessel.

  • Children study artifacts through a magnification hand lens.

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    Children study artifacts through a magnification hand lens.

FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- The Directorate of Public Works Environmental Division partnered with the
University of South Carolina, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Saturday at Twin Lakes Park for the 2013 Archaeology Month public outreach event. Attendees were welcomed by volunteer exhibitors including members of the Fort Jackson Cultural Resources Program, the 2013 Old Fort Congaree Field School team, the Archaeological Society of South Carolina, The South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, The South Carolina Department of Transportation, and the South Carolina Archaeology Public Outreach Division.

A path to an archaeological site above Twin Lakes was cleared by the Fort Jackson roads and grounds crew for the event. Attendees were able to walk the path to view the site and interact with archaeologists at an excavation in progress.

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