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Archaeology Expo at Spur Cross, March 7

Staff~ 3/2/2015

CAVE CREEK – An Archaeology Expo is planned for Saturday, March 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area. Learn about the archaeology of the Cave Creek/Spur Cross area through hikes, booths, guest speakers, and live demonstrations at the expo.

The Desert Foothills Chapter of Arizona Archaeological Society, Cave Creek Museum, Desert Awareness Group, Desert Foothills Land Trust, Verde Valley Archaeology Center, and Liberty Wildlife will all have booths set up at the expo. Pottery and gold panning demonstrations are also planned. Prehistoric artifacts will be on-site, and children’s activities are planned for the day.

Hikes that day include First Mesa, Jewel of the Creek, and Rock Art. The speaker will be Scott Wood, retired Tonto National Forest Archaeologist. 

The Desert Foothills Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society and the Cave Creek Museum are sponsoring the expo.

For more information and directions to Spur Cross, call the park at (480) 488-6601.