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Homeschool Program: Dirt Detectives

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Monday, October 21, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass.  

Archaeology. Ages 5-14.

October is Massachusetts Archaeology Month! Participants become archaeologists as they excavate a mock pit with actual tools of the trade and process reproduction artifacts in a field lab. Inside the museum, they explore building archaeology via trap doors. They analyze objects to learn about daily life at the farm over the last 300 years.

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Advance registration required. No registrations will be accepted on the day of the program. One adult per family admitted free, additional adults pay full price. Each program is limited to 24 people. These are not drop-off programs – children must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers and backpack carriers are not permitted in the house museums.

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