Archaeology Day 2013
Archaeology Day is October 12, 2013, from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Mission San José.
Registration is open for agencies and groups that would like to present an activity related to Archaeology. Currently UTSA-Institute of Texans, UTSA-Center for Archaeological Research, San Antonio Museum of Art, AIA-Southwest Texas Archaeology Association, Texas Coritani, and My Art Starz. Past activities included atlatl throwing, mock dig, ancient writing, corn husk dolls, rock art wall, and a demonstration fishing village.
There is no charge to register, and the park will supply tables, chairs, water, & electricity. This is a popular event, drawing an average 1500-1800 people.
Did You Know?
that one of the earliest views of Mission San José was penned by Captain Seth Eastman, U.S. Army, in 1849, soon after Texas was admitted into the United States? San Antonio Missions National Historical Park exhibits the original in the Visitor Center museum.