Spring is blooming with lots of exciting events for Elfreth’s Alley Archaeology! Check out the happenings below.
Philadelphia Science Festival
We will be taking part in two Philadelphia Science Festival events this year. At both events, we will be doing an artifact analysis activity with the kids. Here are the details for the two events:
Science Carnival on the Ben Franklin Parkway from 11-4pm on Saturday, April 20th.
Neighborhood Science Program at Wyoming Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia at 3:30pm on Wednesday, April 24th.
Talk at The Free Library of Philadelphia
I will be giving a talk, Digging for History at Elfreth's Alley, at the Free Library of Philadelphia at 7pm on Wednesday, April 24. Click here for details and to register for the event.
Exhibit Opening at Elfreth’s Alley
The Museum of Elfreth’s Alley is opening a new exhibit focused on the lives of the working class inhabitants of the Alley. The exhibit, entitled Making Ends Meet: 300 Years of Life on Elfreth's Alley, opens on May 18th. Artifacts recovered from the recent archaeological excavations will be incorporated into the exhibit. There will be a reception for the exhibit opening that evening. Click the link above for event details and to buy tickets.
Come learn about Archaeology on the Alley. Hope to see you there!