Archaeology at Flat Point: Come be an archaeologist for a day!

Archaeology at Flat Point:
Come be an archaeologist for a day!

 

The Saba Archaeological Center (SABARC) invites the public to participate in archaeological excavations at the Flat Point sugar boiling house. This is a building that dates from the l 650’s to 1772, and was used to turn sugar cane juice in toa syrup as patt of the process of making sugar. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how archaeologists work, and to participate in the discovery of Saba’s history.

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On 10 December through to 17 December (except for 11 December), SABARC will be conducting public archaeological excavations at the Flat Point sugar boiling house, which was in use from the 1650’s to 1772. Anyone from Saba is invited to participate and learn how to conduct an archaeological excavation. We will provide all the equipment and a cooler with cold drinks, all you need to do is show up!

We will dig every day on the above dates from 9am to 1pm. Once excavations are complete, the area will be furnished with a picnic table and promoted as a highlight of Saba’s Heritage trail.

Dates: December 10 and 13-17 December
Location: Flat Point, on the trail to the tide pools
Time: 9:00 to 13:00 during the dates li sted above

Cold drinks will be provided. See you there!
For more information, call 416-6048 or email director@sabarc.org

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