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Archaeology Day

Presented by Historic Travellers Rest at Historic Travellers Rest, Nashville TN

Sep 12 - 26 2020
Archaeology Day

Enjoy an immersive program focused on the archaeological history of Historic Travellers Rest. Activities include a mock excavation, artifact cleaning and viewing items from the prehistoric collection not regularly on display.

Learn about the residents of Travellers Rest prior to John Overton
Dig for artifacts from our surface collection in a mock excavation
Learn how to properly clean found artifacts
See items not on display from Travellers Rest’s Prehistoric collection
Hear a story from Cherokee oral tradition
Hands-on take home craft
Appropriate for students of all ages, but intended for ages 6+

The program will have timed tickets with sessions beginning every half hour and will follow a small group station structure to ensure guest safety and social distancing.  Time slots will be limited to 10 people (children and adults) per entry time.  We encourage families that want to attend together to book as a group for discounted pricing!

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ADMISSION INFO

Archaeology Days

Those wishing to participate will need to reserve tickets online. The entire program will last approximately 2 hours, and we welcome you to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the grounds before or after your scheduled program.

The program will have timed tickets with sessions beginning every half hour and will follow a small group station structure to ensure guest safety and social distancing.  Time slots will be limited to 10 people (children and adults) per entry time.  We encourage families that want to attend together to book as a group for discounted pricing!

Pricing: $15- adults (over 13), $10- children (5 – 13), family tickets (2 adults + up to 3 children) $40;

Educator and Archaeology professional price – $12 per adult

Learn about the residents of Travellers Rest prior to John Overton
Dig for artifacts from our surface collection in a mock excavation
Learn how to properly clean found artifacts
See items not on display from Travellers Rest’s Prehistoric collection
Hear a story from Cherokee oral tradition
Hands-on take home craft
Appropriate for students of all ages, but intended for ages 6+

COVID Policies– Masks required, social distancing enforced. Hand sanitizer available. Outdoor event, with rain plan. In the event of storms the program date(s) will be rescheduled. All items touched by participants will be cleaned between each use according to CDC standards.

As stewards of the cultural items located at Travellers Rest, please refrain from searching for or picking up any artifacts you might come across outside of the programmed stations while visiting.

Contact: (615) 832-8197

Email: maryjo@historictravellersrest.org

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Timed Ticket Reservations required. The program last approximately two hours. Please arrive 10 minutes before you selected time to check in so the program can start on time as to not delay start times later in the day.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Historic Travellers Rest

636 Farrell Parkway, Nashville, TN 37220

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