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Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Welcome to Old Vero Ice Age Sites Committee

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Mark your calendars

You won’t want to miss our

 

 ARTIFACT AND FOSSIL ROAD SHOW

Monday May 5, 2014

6 PM to 9 PM

Vero Heritage Center

2140 14th Ave, Vero Beach 

 

Bring Fossils or Artifacts you want identified 

 

Florida State Museum of Natural History Paleontologist Dr. Richard Hulbert

Archaeologists Dr. James Adovasio & Dr. Andy Hemmings of Mercyhurst University

Flint Knapper Dann Jacobus

and

others will all be on hand to discuss and identify discoveries


 

 Dig Update

There are only 6 more weeks before the Dig is closed down in May 2014.

 We need Screeners for our over burden which daily yields bone fragments, stone flakes, tools, and other remnants of the Ice age and early holocene. 

You can sign up by stopping by the Dig site any day but Wedndesday or call Celia at 772-567-5611

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Did you know

- Vero has the most important Ice Age archaeological site in North America with the oldest human remains ever found with Ice Age animals.

- Dennis Stanford, head of Archaeology at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington. D.C. came here in Feb. 2012 and strongly endorsed our plans.

- Top British Ice Age Art specialist Paul Bahn came to town in March 2012.  He says we need to look for more Ice Age art. He thinks it’s here.

- OVIASC received a $25,000 grant toward our Vero Man Site excavation from the Felburn Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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