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Thursday
05
APR

Free Archaeology Talk by Jessica Crawford

18:00
19:00
USA Archaeology Museum
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Please join us for a FREE public talk by Jessica Crawford with The Archaeological Conservancy on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6pm. The title of her talk is “Alabama, the Southeast and Beyond: A Tour of Archaeological Sites Preserved by The Archaeological Conservancy."

The Archaeological Conservancy is the only national non-profit organization devoted to preserving archaeological sites for research and educational purposes. Headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Conservancy owns nearly 500 archaeological sites all over the country, including several sites in Alabama. From portions of Fort Tombecbe near Livingston, Alabama to the Pleistocene mammoth deposits at Lamb Spring, Colorado, to the Great Mound Preserve in , to Kippax Plantation in Hopewell, Virginia, this presentation will visit Archaeological Conservancy preserves in Alabama as well as others in the Southeast and the rest of the country.

Jessica Crawford is Southeast Regional Director for The Archaeological Conservancy, a nationwide, non-profit organization dedicated to identifying and preserving the country's most significant archaeological sites. She is responsible for managing The Conservancy's historic and prehistoric sites in seven Southeastern states, overseeing research projects on preserves and acquiring new properties. She works with landowners throughout the Southeast to ensure the preservation of their archaeological sites, developed management plans and worked with various government agencies on the incorporation of Conservancy properties into State and National parks. She attended the University of Mississippi and lives near Marks, Mississippi.