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Thursday, Mar 22, 2012

Remembering the Maple Leaf (Encore)

Time: 10:00 am til 1:00 pm

Location: Mandarin Museum, 11964 Mandarin Road, Jacksonville, FL 32223

Description: A tour so nice, we'll do it twice! Repeat of March 10th event during Spring Break for many area schools.

Tour of the Walter Jones historic site and Maple Leaf activity led by archaeologists from the Florida Public Archaeology Network.

10:00 Resource table: pick up your 2012 commemorative poster featuring artillery encampments excavated at Torreya State Park last year

11:00 Walk the grounds: Sarah Miller will review archaeological work previously done at the park and walk participants out to the water to discuss the sinking and discovery of the Maple Leaf

12:00 Bring your lunch to the park and partake in a virtual excavation of the Maple Leaf wreck on a tarp drawn from the archaeologist’s underwater site map

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FPAN is co-hosting this event.