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 …

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 …

Rocky Mountain Anthropological Conference

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The Rocky Mountain Anthropological Conference creates an informal setting for researchers to gather biennially and where participants could discuss common problems and issues, compare data, and share information and insights about this vast, varied, and fascinating region. This year’s meeting will be three days of papers, posters, and symposia on …

Utah State History Conference Tour: South Temple Street: 170 Years of Change

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South Temple Street is arguably the architecturally most significant street in Utah because it offers architectural styles from almost every period of Utah history. On this tour, we’ll examine those styles by looking at various “case studies.” We’ll discuss why styles changed and what each one tells us about its …

Annual Utah State History Conference

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The Utah State Historical Society will hold its 67th annual meeting to be held on September 27, 2019, at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City. The conference theme takes a long view of the interior West. Whereas local and state history tend to build on narrow case …

Point A to B

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by Katie Barber Katie excelled during her internship with State History, so we hired her for the summer. How often do you think about where you are in the world? This isn’t some great metaphysical question. I am referring to your present physical location, your exact geographic place on Earth, …