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Covering 10,000 years in just 10 days. See how Tuesday night

(Hudson, Wyo.) - Ten Thousand Years in Ten Days, Archaeology at the Moriah Ranch in the Laramie Range, is the program at Tuesday night's 7:15 p.m. meeting of the Fremont County Archaeology Society. The meeting is at the Hudson Town Hall. This month’s presenter is John P. Laughlin of the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office, who has spent 15 years working in cultural resources for the State of Wyoming. His research interests include high altitude archaeology, the colonisation of North America and lithic technology. the program is free to the public and students are encouraged to attend. *Program Details: * The Moriah Ranch in Southeast Wyoming was purchased by the state of Wyoming in 2012. At that time only one archaeological site was known to exist within its borders. A three-day work session in the fall of 2012 revealed that the ranch contained a number of archaeological sites, and they were relatively undisturbed. In 2013, the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office received a Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund grant (in partnership with the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University, and the full support of the Office of State Lands and Investments) to perform archaeological work on the ranch. In August 2013, a crew of 11 students and approximately nine volunteers and instructors spent ten days doing reconnaissance survey on the ranch. Thirty-nine archaeological sites spanning 10,000 years of prehistory were recorded along with several isolates. *Feature Photo: The Archaeologist. h/t John Laughlin / Pitchengine Communities* *#county10 #news #springcity #shortgo*