Kids Dig Colonial Pemaquid! A Mystery Awaits, Become a History Sleuth on August 8th! - Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site

Division / Program: Parks and Lands

Date: August 8, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 13 miles south of Damariscotta off Route 130 at 2 Colonial Pemaquid Dr. New Harbor, ME 04554
State Park: Colonial Pemaquid
Event Type: History/Historical, Special Event

Come one; come all to become a history detective and experience archaeology first hand at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site. Each participant will unearth mysterious artifacts, and then determine their use and history while learning the skills of an archaeologist. Each participant will receive a Junior Archaeologist Certificate and photograph of their completed find. Drop in between 10 am and 2 pm on Saturday, August 8th at Colonial Pemaquid's Fort William Henry, 2 Colonial Pemaquid Drive, New Harbor. The program is free and designed for youth ages 5 to 12 years old, but all ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Led by Dr. Neill DePaoli, Historic Site Manager, Historian & Archaeologist. (Rain date August 9th, 10am - 2pm).

Contact Name: Neill DePaoli
Contact Phone: (207) 677-2423
Contact Email: Neill.DePaoli@Maine.gov
Website: http://www.maine.gov/colonialpemaquid
Cost: Event is free; However admission charged to visit Museum & Fort: $1.00 for ages 5-11, $3.00 for Maine residents ages 12-64, $4.00 for non-residents ages 12-64,$1.00 for non-residents 65 and older; persons under 5 and Maine residents 65 and older are free.