As part of Florida Archaeology Month, there are two upcoming events focusing on these fascinating artifacts:

Slide showing images of canoes and maps of their locationsOld Collections Meet New Technology: Questions and Lessons Learned from Florida’s Ancient Dugout Canoes

On March 17th, the Southeast Florida Anthropological Society is hosting a lecture by Donna L. Ruhl (Florida Archaeology Collections Manager) as part of Florida Archaeology Month 2018. Come hear about Florida’s Ancient dugout canoes and how modern technology has stimulated new research and challenges for these unique wooden artifacts.

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Date: March 17, 2018

Location: Elliott Museum, 825 NE Ocean Blvd, Hutchinson Island, FL

For more information:

Flyer with information about eventCanoes and Archaeology

Come to Tallahassee on March 24th, 2018 for a free event all about dugout canoes! Researchers for the Irma canoe and other archaeologists will be there to discuss new scientific techniques for studying these artifacts.The Museum of Florida History and the Conservation Laboratory will be open for tours. 

Time: 9:00 am- 3:30 pm

Date: March 24, 2018

Location: R. A. Gray Building, 500 S. Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida

For more information on this event, call: 850-245-6381.

Find out more on dugout canoe research, and what to do if you find a dugout canoe, from the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research or Florida Archaeology at the Florida Museum of Natural History.