The Marion Natural History Museum will host a presentation in recognition of Archeology Month on October 24, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Marion Music Hall. Learn what we know from archaeology about the settlement of Marion over 10,000 years ago by ancestors of the Wampanoag and the town originally known as Sippican by early English colonists.
Come learn about, and share knowledge of Marion’s heritage during a public archaeology day. Archaeologists Dianna Doucette and Erin Flynn of The Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. (PAL) will present an overview of the history of Native American and early European settlement of Marion based on information from various cultural resource management investigations.
The presentation is sponsored by the Marion Natural History Museum. The archaeologists will answer your questions and identify artifacts related to the town’s earliest residents. We will be hosting this event at the Marion Music Hall, located at 164 Front Street. Access to the Music Hall is limited to 25 at one time, so please contact the museum director for more information about how to arrange a time to come in, view the presentation, and have your artifacts examined by our visiting archaeologists. $10 donations toward the museum are much appreciated. Contact: Director@marionmuseum.org for more information.