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The Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Canoeing through History

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Saturday, October 5, 2019 10:00 am  - 2:00 pm

Overview:

Learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River from early occupations over 10,000 years ago to historic times.

Join Dr. Zachary Singer an expert archaeologist from the Anne Arundel County Cultural Resources Division will share howarchaeological sites inform us about past ways of life along the Patuxent River. Children must be at least 7 years old. Children under 13 must be accompanied by two paddling adults. The child will sit in the middle of the canoe with adults paddling. Maximum three to a canoe. Trips are 4 hours long and include: general orientation, basic paddling lesson, up to 0.5 mile walk to canoes/kayaks, launching canoes, and paddling. Paddlers can expect to actively paddle for 2 to 2.5 hours. The Patuxent River is a relatively slow-moving river, but paddlers must be able to propel the canoe or kayak through the water. Participants must be able to:1. Independently participate in all activities while maintaining an appropriate and safe body position.2. Manage all personal care and personal mobility independently.3. Effectively communicate with leaders and other participants. Fee: $20. Ages 7 and older. Registration required at https://apm.activecommunities.com/aarecparks/HomeActive Net Activity #17403. For questions, call 410-741-9330 or email [email protected]

Location:

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711
(410) 741-9330

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