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Thursday, January 19, 2023

Fort King to host ‘Lunch with the Archaeologist’ on October 20

The Fort King National Historic Landmark is hosting an informative ‘Lunch with the Archaeologist’ event on Thursday, October 20.

During this week’s event, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fort King National Historic Landmark located at 3925 E Fort King Street, Gary Ellis (Director Emeritus from the Gulf Archaeology Research Institute) will speak about local history, Fort King, and the artifacts that have been found on-site.

Lunch with the Archaeologist Fort King National Historic Landmark and Visitor Center
An archaeologist from the Gulf Archaeology Resource Institute will talk about numerous artifacts that have been discovered

The event will also include a question-and-answer session.

There is no cost to attend the event and it is open to the public. Those interested in attending are invited to pack a lunch, bring a lawn chair, and join the archaeologist under the gathering chickee on Thursday.

For more information, visit the Fort King National Historic Landmark’s Facebook webpage.