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346 S Rio Grande St
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States

May 2020

Jarvie Ranch Curriculum Project

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
State Archives, 346 S Rio Grande St
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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In celebration of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, the Utah State Historic Preservation Office is excited to host a series of brown bag lectures. Join us on May 6 as we welcome Amanda Fountain-Scheuerman, Joel Arviso-Zavala, and Kylee Ehmann. About the presentation: In 2019, the Bureau of Land Management sought the assistance of the Utah Division of State History, SHPO to create curricula for an historic ranch located in Daggett County. John Jarvie Historic Property sits along the Green River in…

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Utah’s Mining Heritage: You Want to Save that Rusty Stuff?

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
State Archives, 346 S Rio Grande St
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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In celebration of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, the Utah State Historic Preservation Office is excited to host a series of brown bag lectures. Join us on May 13 as we welcome Dr. Seth Button, archaeologist for the Utah Division of Oil, Gas, and Mines, at the Taylorsville Library. About the presentation: Mining has shaped the state of Utah geographically, demographically, and economically. Thousands of old mines can still be found in Utah’s mountains and canyons. Along with the stories of…

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Modern Applications for Detecting Fremont Sites in Utah Valley

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
State Archives, 346 S Rio Grande St
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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In celebration of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, the Utah State Historic Preservation Office is excited to host a series of brown bag lectures. Join us on May 20 as we welcome Jacob Jepsen of BYU! About the presentation: The high deserts and well-watered valleys of the eastern American Great Basin were home to numerous sites inhabited by the Fremont archaeological culture from AD 300 to 1300. The Fremont were an enigmatic culture that inhabited a vast geographical area in present-day…

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The Oljato Trading Post: Renewed Significance in the 21st Century

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
State Archives, 346 S Rio Grande St
Salt Lake City, UT 84101 United States
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In celebration of Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, the Utah State Historic Preservation Office is excited to host a series of brown bag lectures. Join us on May 27 as we welcome SHPO's own Steve Cornell to the Utah State Archives! About the presentation: The Oljato Trading Post (from the Navajo 'Oljéé'to' ("Moonwater") was constructed in 1921 by Joseph Heffernan. Heffernan owned the post and constructed a series of additions until he sold it in 1936. Ownership of the trading post…

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