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Newport Archaeological Presentation with Dr. Ben Ford
April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
The HGSIC will be hosting an event featuring information on recent exciting archaeological digs in Indiana County. Dr. Ben Ford from the Department of Anthropology at IUP will focus his discussion on digs done at the Newport site located along the Conemaugh River near Blairsville. Newport was founded sometime in the late 1700’s and served as an important river town until the early 1820’s. At one time, Newport was under consideration to be the county seat. Join us in welcoming Dr. Ford on Thursday, April 21, 2022 for this event which begins at 6:30PM. This event is free and open to the public, please RSVP at http://hgsic.org/events to assist us in planning.