• Kids Dig! Aug. 22 at Chatham's 17th Century Dig Site

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    Name: Kids Dig! Aug. 22 at Chatham's 17th Century Dig Site
    Date: August 22, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Children and teens will have a chance to join in the excavation of the c. 1664 homestead of William and Anne Nickerson, the "father and mother of Chatham," on Thurs., Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to noon. Rain date is Aug. 29.
     
    Kids will excavate an actual pit under the direction of archaeologist Craig Chartier, who leads the 17thcentury excavation, now in its second season. This is a rare chance to gain hands-on experience and learn how an archaeologist interprets the centuries-old mysteries hidden under the ground.
     
    Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult. Preregistration required. The cost of the program is $20. To register, go to the Nickerson Family Association, Inc. store at https://nickersonassoc.com/store/KIDS-DIG-Archaeology-for-Children-p145885147  For more information call 508-945-6086 or email wmnick1107@gmail.com. The dig site is behind 1107 Orleans Road, North Chatham, the campus of the Nickerson Family Association, Inc., sponsors of the dig in conjunction with the Chatham Conservation Foundation, Inc.

     
    Location:
    1107 Orleans Road, North Chatham, MA
    Date/Time Information:
    Thurs., Aug. 22, 9 a.m. to noon
    Contact Information:
    Fees/Admission:
    $20
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