Run/Walk Scavenger Hunt event in Port St. Joe during Archaeology Month Celebration
The Florida Public Archaeology Network will host Dash through the Past, a run/walk scavenger hunt race in Port St. Joe in celebration of Florida Archaeology Month, on March 25th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All ages are welcome; participants under 16 must have a parent or adult guardian participate. A donation of $10.00 includes a reusable aluminum water bottle!
This race along Port St. Joe’s walking trails offers individuals or teams of two a chance to compete over a two-mile course for great prizes from local sponsors! Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. at the Constitution Convention Museum State Park located at 200 Allen Memorial Way, Port St. Joe. The hunt and race begins at 10:00 a.m. There is no set route or order in which challenges must be completed. Prizes will be awarded based on both a team’s completion time and number of correct answers.
About Florida Archaeology Month
Florida Archaeology Month is coordinated by the Florida Anthropological Society, and supported by the Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. Additional sponsors for 2017 include the Florida Archaeological Council, Florida Public Archaeology Network, state and local museums, historical commissions, libraries, and public and private school systems. The 2017 poster is available through the local Florida Anthropological Society Chapters, and can also be acquired at your local Florida Public Archaeology Network center.
About the Florida Public Archaeology Network
The Florida Public Archaeology Network is dedicated to the protection of cultural resources, both on land and underwater, and to involving the public in the study of their past. Regional centers around Florida serve as clearinghouses for information, institutions for learning and training and headquarters for public participation in archaeology.