Historical Tour of the Fort Douglas National Historic Landmark Cemetery

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Join Cemetery Program Manager Amy Barry from the Utah Division of State History for a walking tour of the history of Utah’s longest-serving military post’s cemetery. Learn about who was buried there and how efforts to preserve these fragile tombstones continue.  At the end of the tour participants are welcome …

Historical Archaeology Walking Tour of Saltair Resort on the Great Salt Lake

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Join archaeologists Dr. Chris Merritt and Whitney Seal from the Utah Division of State History and Morgan Faulkner from the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands for a walking tour of the archaeological remains of the old Saltair Resort. Learn about the history of the site, management of …

February Field Trip to Local St. George Sites

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February Field Trip to Local St. George Sites Saturday, February 15, Meet 9 AM at Dixie Convention Center South Parking Lot Approximately 3 hours Led by Gary Smith (801) 403-6180 The February field trip will be on Saturday, February 15. We will view several St.George locations to see how development …

International Archaeology Day – Public Lands Clean-up

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Help us preserve Utah County’s rock art!   On-going damage from target shooting is threatening a prehistoric rock art site in Utah County. Although target shooting is prohibited in this area, accumulated debris from visitation makes the site an attractive place for shooting. Impact from bullets is destroying thousand-year old …

Friends of Cedar Mesa

International Archaeology Day – Monticello Site Rehabilitation – Friends of Cedar Mesa

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Join the Bureau of Land Management Monticello Field Office and Friends of Cedar Mesa on International Archaeology Day to rehabilitate a modern recreation site! Help dismantle and relocate modern fire rings to a culturally sterile area. Though the stone for the fire rings is likely from the original site, this …

Archaeological Site Stewardship Training

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Interested in helping protect and preserve Utah’s heritage? Become a Site Steward! Stewards monitor the condition of at-risk archaeological and other heritage resources, looking for signs of natural or man-made damage or deterioration. They may also interact with the public to enhance visitor experiences and increase understanding of and respect …