100th Anniversary of the First Research Dig in Saltville

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When:
June 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Where:
Museum of the Middle Appalachians
123 Palmer Ave
Saltville, VA 24370
USA
100th Anniversary of the First Research Dig in Saltville @ Museum of the Middle Appalachians | Saltville | Virginia | United States

100th Anniversary of the first research dig in Saltville June 19-23, 2017

The Museum of the Middle Appalachians will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first research dig in Saltville from June 19 through 23. The Carnegie Museum was called to the Well Fields in 1917 when a brine well collapsed exposing large fossil bones. Dr. Charles Bartlett will direct a dig near the ball fields in Saltville. Representatives from past research institutions will work the site with Bartlett. Visitors can observe the work 9:00AM to 4:00PM from June 19 to 23. For more information, please call 276-496-3633.

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