First Floridians: First Americans Conference (First Floridians)

Venue: Monticello Opera House

Location: Monticello, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 04, 2012 End Date/Time: Oct 06, 2012
Registration Date: Oct 04, 2012
Early Registration Date: Sep 04, 2012
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Description

Archaeologists, Anthropologists, historians and other scholars including Mike Waters of Texas A&M, Mary Glowacki and scholars familiar with these sites will explain the pre-history of Florida’s Aucilla Basin as revealed by four Spanish Mission sites and digs more than 14,000 years old. A display of artifacts will be included and proceedings will be published.
FIRST FLORIDIANS: FIRST AMERICANS CONFERENCE
OCTOBER 3, 4, 5, 6, 2012
MONTICELLO, FLORIDA 32344
Phone: 850-576-0721 or E-Mail ahholt@ahholt.com
Sponsored by
MONTICELLO MAIN STREET FLORIDA, INC,
AND
JEFFERSON COUNTY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION


WEDNESDAY evening- 6:30 PM – Welcome Reception at Wirick Simmons House

THURSDAY
8AM Registration & Coffee
9 AM - Florida Indian Cultures – Mary Glowacki
10:15 AM – Spanish Missions – Rochelle Marrinan
11:30 AM – Break for Lunch around town
2 PM –Ken Sassaman
3:15 PM –Neil Wallis
4:15 PM End of Day – Dinner around town
THURSDAY EVENING: 7:30 PM Seminole Speaker - Andrew Frank

FRIDAY
8 AM registration & Coffee
9 AM – Eco-environment - Harley Means
10:15 AM - Lee Newsom
11:30 AM – Break for lunch around town
2 PM – Matt Milbauckle
3:15 PM – Jessie Haligan
4:30 PM End of Day – Dinner around town
FRIDAY EVENING: 7:30 PM - Glen Doran

SATURDAY
8 AM registration & Coffee
9 AM – TBA
10:15 AM - James Dunbar
11:30 AM Break for lunch around town
2 PM – In Search of the First Americans - Michael Waters
3:30 PM – Panel—all speakers– Protecting Florida’s Treasures

SATURDAY EVENING: 6:30 PM - Until – Social Gathering in Opera House with BBQ, music and cash bar

Display of Artifacts from Aucilla Basin - all day Saturday
(Need volunteer interpreter for each table and one or two extra for relief)

Artifact Identification Booth: Barbara A. Hines, Historical Archaeology

SUNDAY – Optional Site Visits for attendees: Must sign up no later than Saturday October 6, 2012
Wacissa TBA Speaker/Docent – TBA – Speaker free trip
Sink Holes—Fee $ TBA Speaker/Docent - TBA
Mounds—Fee $ TBA Speaker/Docent - TBA
Mission–Fee$ TBA Speaker/Docent – TBA

This conference is funded by a grant from the Florida Humanities Council

Venue

185 West Washington St. (Rt. 90)
Monticello
Florida
United States
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Additional Information

Held in the Monticello Opera House, First Floridians: First Americans will offer 12 presentations by scholars with Q&A and a display of 100s of artifacts found in the Aucilla Basin of Florida

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