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Dean L. Anderson

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Archaeology in Your Community: 14,000 Years of People, Places and Things that Matter Today

  • Dean L. Anderson, State Historic Preservation Office,
  • Stacy Tchorzynski, State Historic Preservation Office
  • Date:Monday, April 30
  • Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Room:Room 103
  • Approved for Planning Continuing Education Credits:yes

Not an archaeologist? Perfect, this session is for you! Whether you’re contemplating a historic district, writing a National Register of Historic Places nomination, revitalizing Main Street, or planning ground-disturbing work, it’s important to understand the potential for archaeological resources to be present. Session presenters will use case studies and hands-on artifacts to provide an overview of Michigan archaeology, the State Archaeological Site File and applying National Register Criterion D. Learn how to integrate archaeology into your planning regimen and understand archaeology’s contributions to heritage tourism and contemporary community-building.