Free Lecture Series
In partnership with the Archaeological Society of Southern Florida, a non-profit, volunteer organization which acts as a support mechanism for the office of the Miami-Dade County Archaeologist, the Deering Estate at Cutler presents a monthly lecture highlighting unique and interesting connections to our past. This serves as a focal point for local archaeology enthusiasts and professionals in the field, and helps to promote knowledge and appreciation of native archaeological and historical sites in the South Florida area.
Archaeological Society of Southern Florida
2nd Thursday of the month (Seasonal: September 2014 through June 2015)
The A.S.S.F. Board meeting begins at 6:30 pm; Lecture begins at 7:00 pm for the public. Free.
Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Topic: “Out and About in South Florida with Archaeologist Bob Carr”
Presenter: Presenter: Bob Carr, Executive Director of the Archaeological and Historical Conservancy, Inc.
Visitor Center Theatre; FREE & open to the public.
Since 1985, Archaeological and Historical Conservancy (AHC) has investigated, documented, and assessed over 1000 sites throughout Florida. In so doing they have gotten to know Florida and its history intimately, and have developed expertise from the Paleo period of prehistoric Florida to Seminole War sites of the 19th century. Bob Carr’s lecture will feature highlights of the tri-county area. It will be an intriguing and informative presentation.
Currently the Executive Director of the Archaeological and Historical Conservancy, Inc., Bob Carr’s career spans over thirty years. As Dade County’s first archaeologist, he was instrumental in the implementation of the Historical Sites Preservation Ordinance. A prolific writer, from trade periodicals to technical reports, Bob will update us on his recent work.