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EAC to host archaeology symposium

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EAC to host archaeology symposium

Eastern Arizona College, the Arizona Archaeological Council, the Center for Desert Archaeology, and Statistical Research, Inc. will co-host The Safford Symposium: Recent Research on the Prehistoric Archaeology of the Safford Basin Oct. 28-30, 2005 at various locations around the Gila Valley. The public is invited to attend any or all of the events that are scheduled:


Oct. 28 1–5 p.m. Gherald L. Hoopes Jr. Activities Center - Lee Little Theater

5–7 p.m. Reception–Student Services Building Lobby

Oct. 29 8:15 a.m.–Noon Gherald L. Hoopes Jr. Activities Center - Lee Little Theater

Noon–1 p.m. Lunch Break

1–4 p.m. Field Trip: The Classic Period in the Safford Valley (by Anna Neuzil)

High clearance vehicle and comfortable shoes recommended

Oct. 30 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Field Trip: Safford Valley

Agricultural Sites and Immigrant Enclaves (by Jeff Homburg

And M. Kyle Woodson)

Bring lunch, high clearance vehicles and comfortable shoes


1-4 p.m. Field Trip: An Early Apache Site in the Peloncillo

Mountains (by Deni J. Seymour)

High clearance vehicles and sturdy shoes recommended

Purpose of the Event: To share recent research on the prehistoric archaeology of the Safford Basin. A small admission fee will be charged to the general public.

For more information about the Safford Archaeology Symposium, contact EAC Anthropology Instructor, Linda Blan at 428-8310.