Friday, October 25, 2013

"Underwater Archaeology of the Finger Lakes" - Nov. 5th

The Half Moon: Henry Hudson ship from 1609
(WAVERLY, NY)  "Underwater Archaeology in the Finger Lakes" will be presented by archaeologist Ron Heines at the Susquehanna River Archaeological Center at 345 Broad Street in Waverly, NY on Tuesday November 5th, from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.

With over 50 years experience in underwater archaeology in the Finger Lakes region, Ron Heines will take us back to a time of the great ships like the "Half Moon" of Henry Hudson to the times of the "Horse Drawn Navy" - otherwise known as canal ships. Both historical and archaeological in nature, this presentation will show us the remains of these great ships now found covered in leopard mussels at the bottom of our great lakes.

A general admission donation of $6 is appreciated from the general public  with students and SRAC members always attending SRAC events for free.

Visitors are invited to come early as there is limited seating for this event, and to take time to visit the SRAC Exhibit Hall for free before the presentation. A general admission donation is requested of $6, with SRAC members $4, and students free.

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