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Billings Estate NHS: Can you dig it? Archaeology

July 21, 2023 - 10:30 - 12:00

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 on Friday, repeating until July 28, 2023

Fridays: July 7, July 14, July 21, and July 28
Thursdays: August 3, August 10, August 17, August 24
10:30 am to 12 pm
Ages 8 to 11
Cost: $7.35 per child. Advance registration is required.

History detectives, artefact hunters, and curious minds (ages 8 to 11) are invited to join the excavation team at Billings Estate National Historic Site. Inspired by Canada’s first paleontologist, Elkanah Billings, they will be digging for artefacts, identifying theirmysterious finds, and learning research methods still used by scientists today.

To register, visit register.ottawa.ca(link is external) and search for your preferred sessions using the activity codes noted below.

Each session in July will feature a new theme. The same themes will then repeat for the August sessions.

July 7 (Archeology) – 56238
July 14 (Beyond the pit)  – 56239
July 21 (Geology) – 56240
July 28 (Paleontology) – 56241

August 3 (Archeology) – 56242
August 10 (Beyond the pit)  – 56244
August 17 (Geology) – 56245
August 24 (Paleontology) – 56246

Venue

Billings Estate National Historic Site
2100 Cabot Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1H 6K1 Canada
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Phone:
(613) 247-4830
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