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    Name: National Archaeology Day in the Mimbres
    Date: October 20, 2018
    Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM MDT
    Event Description:
    Join the Grant County Archaeology Society and the Imogen F. Wilson Education Foundation (501c3)  volunteers for a celebration of the archaeology and history of the Mimbres Valley on October 20  from 10 am to 3 pm.
    Kick off the morning  with cowboy coffee and a biscuit. Then tour the site at 10 am.  Lectures  and activities follow every hour. 
     11 am  hear about “The Brannins- Early Homesteaders on the Sapillo.”
     NOON learn about “Apaches in the Mimbres and Black Range.”  Hear the story of Santiago McKinn and learn of local battle sites.  
     1 pm, watch the re-enactment of the Gooch Murder
     2 pm Lecture on the “Mimbres Peoples and their Pottery”
    Children’s activities include corn grinding, yucca processing, bullroarers, old fashioned games and pottery making. 
    There will be a raffle for a load of firewood, and a drawing. 
    So mark your calendar for October 20~  10 AM to 3 PM.
    The Mimbres Culture Heritage Site is located off Hwy 35 between mile marker 3 and 4 on Sage Drive, Mimbres, NM    For information, call 575.536.3333  ( leave a message) or Kathy @ 307.640.3012.  
    Mimbres Culture Heritage Site located at 12 Sage Drive in Mimbres, New Mexico
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday - October 20, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    575-536-3333 (leave message) or call Kathy at 307-640-3012
    No charge to attend
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