Sunday, May 3, 2015
12:00 PM until 4:30 PM
Iron Hill Museum
1355 Old Baltimore Pike
The Delaware Academy of Science (Iron Hill Museum) is pleased to announce the 2015 Archaeology & Heritage Festival. This event will feature professionals in the fields of Archaeology, History, Mineralogy, and Natural Sciences. Come to the Iron Hill Museum and see the past come alive.
Andy deGruchy from LimeWorks.us will be there demonstrating the slaking of lime – join us and learn about the process!
Andy is also building a kiln on site and continuing the burning of oyster shells he started a few days earlier in another kiln. He is having kids weave some wattle and then after slaking the lime and mixing it with clay and sand, daub up the wattle and demonstrate some plastering circa 1660 in Colonial America and circa 4500 BC worldwide.
The 2015 Archaeology Festival will be held from Noon to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday May 3th on the grounds of the Iron Hill Museum–1355 Old Baltimore Pike.
Admission is $5.
Scouts in uniform are free. Children under 4 years old are free.
Sponsor: Delaware Academy of Science
Contact name: Maureen Zieber
The Museums Website: http://www.ironhill-museum.org
County: New Castle County
Neighborhood: Newark, DE
We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm this information.