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Free lecture at the Deering Estate

MIAMI (October 14, 2015)

In partnership with the Archaeological Society of Southern Florida, the Deering Estate presents a free lecture on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Lectures are held in the Visitor Center Theatre at the Deering Estate located at 16701 SW 72 Avenue. The topic on Thursday, November 12, 2015 is "Marine Archaeology within Dry Tortugas National Park."

Dry Tortugas National Park in partnership with the Submerged Resources Center of the National Park Service has recently completed a survey of areas within Dry Tortugas National Park. A magnetometer survey was conducted and anomalies were investigated with some very interesting results, including the discovery of a previously unknown shipwreck.

Lowell Evans holds a Master of Science in Cultural Resource Management from Central Washington University and a Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He has practiced archaeology in Minnesota, Washington, Oregon, California, New Mexico, and now Florida.

Please join Dry Tortugas and Everglades National Parks Archaeologist Lowell Evans for a presentation on the submerged resources program at Dry Tortugas National Park and the results of the 2015 investigations.

About the Deering Estate

About the Archaeological Society of Southern Florida
The Archaeological Society of Southern Florida (ASSF) was established in 1949. The ASSF operates as a non-profit, volunteer organization which acts as a support mechanism for the office of the Miami-Dade County Archaeologist, serves as a focal point for local archaeology enthusiasts and professionals in the field, and helps to promote knowledge and appreciation of native archaeological and historical sites in the South Florida area.