Rhode Island Archaeology Month Organized by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission, this program promotes Rhode Island's rich archaeological heritage through a series of free public educational events in October led by professional and academic volunteers. An archaeologist from Salve Regina University's Cultural and Historic Preservation Program demonstrates how to use ground penetrating radar to locate unmarked graves in 2016 (©RIHPHC). An archaeologist from the Public Archaeology Laboratory, Inc. giving a public presentation on the archaeology of Providence's historic Snowtown neighborhood in 2019 (©RIHPHC). The Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World leading a volunteer dig at the historic Moses Brown School Site in Providence in 2015 (©RIHPHC). Tomaquag Museum staff and University of Rhode Island faculty leading a collaborative history and archaeology tour of the Kingston Campus in 2019 (©RIHPHC). A historian from the Rhode Island Department of Transportation giving a tour of Bristol's historic East Burying Ground in 2015 (©RIHPHC) The University of Connecticut's Robert Thorson leading a tour about the history, geology, and stone walls of Paradise Valley in 2016 (©RIHPHC). A University of Rhode Island archaeologist leading an archaeological and historical tour of the former Rhode Island State Home and School in 2017 (©RIHPHC). Kayak tour of the "ship graveyard" at East Providence's Green Jacket Shoal, 2018. An archaeologist from the University of Rhode Island's Applied History Laboratory discusses local archaeology during the Charlestown Historical Society’s Revolutionary War Encampment event at the Amos Greene Farm, 2018 (©RIHPHC). Prev Next Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 3 Slide 4 Slide 5 Slide 6 Slide 7 Slide 8 Slide 9 Past Rhode Island Archaeology Month Programs: 2015 RI Arch Month Program.pdf PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes 2016 RI Arch Month Program.pdf PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes 2017 RI Arch Month Program.pdf PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes 2018 RI Arch Month Program.pdf PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes 2019 RI Arch Month Program.pdf PDF file, less than 1mbmegabytes Stay tuned - the 2021 Rhode Island Archaeology Month Program will be posted on this webpage during the first week of September!