Cottonwood AZ (March 17, 2020) – UPDATE – This event has been cancelled.
Cottonwood AZ (March 16, 2020) – “New Deal Archaeology and the Creation of Tuzigoot National Monument” is the title of the program hosted by the Verde Historical Society at the Clemenceau Heritage Museum on Saturday, March 28, beginning at 1:00pm The museum is located in the former Clemenceau School at 1 North Willard Street on the Willard and Mingus Avenue roundabout in Cottonwood AZ.
Matt Guebard, Chief of Natural Resources at Montezuma Castle and Tuzigoot National Monuments will include in his presentation the early history of archaeology at the Tuzigoot Pueblo and the role of the local Verde Valley communities in conducting excavations and establishing the Tuzigoot National Monument. This informative presentation is part of the celebration of Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month across the state.
Arizona has long promoted the state’s cultural and heritage resources and their public education awareness, including plans of action for the states cultural and heritage resources, in places like local museums such as the Clemenceau Heritage Museum in Cottonwood. The Verde Historical Society is pleased to be a state preservation partner by providing informative exhibits, tours, lectures and activities for citizens and guests of the Verde Valley about local culture. Many programs open to families and friends are scheduled state-wide throughout the month of March.
There is no admission to attend; contributions are gratefully accepted to support the museum’s mission. The program is family friendly and handicap accessible. See archaeology artifacts in the museum exhibits and visit the museum store for books and materials about Tuzigoot and archaeology in general. For information about the historical society and museum, please visit www.clemenceaumuseum.com.