Swanson featured speaker at Oct. 10 Arizona Archaeological Society meeting in Queen Creek

The San Tan Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society will host speaker Dr. Steve Swanson, an archaeologist with Environmental Planning Group, at a meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. The lecture will be in the San Tan Historical Society Museum, 20425 S. Old Ellsworth Road (on the corners of Queen Creek and Ellsworth Loop […]

Learn about Arizona’s pioneer women archaeologists at Feb. 14 meeting

Much has been written about men who conducted early archaeological explorations in Arizona, but what about the women who accompanied them or who explored on their own? Dr. Nancy J. Parezo will talk about pioneering women archaeologists of Arizona when she is the guest speaker at the Feb. 14 meeting of the San Tan Chapter […]

Nazca lines, geoglyphs topic of Jan. 10 archaeological society meeting in Queen Creek

Who carved the mysterious lines and figures onto the desert floor of southern Peru that have intrigued scholars and the public alike for centuries? Dr. Todd Bostwick, director of archaeology for the Verde Valley Archaeology Center and Museum in Camp Verde, will discuss “Interpreting the Nazca Lines: Enigmatic Images of the Peruvian Desert” when he […]

Museum director to discuss Tempe’s role in the Old West Nov. 8

Jared Smith, director of the Tempe Historical Museum, will discuss the city of Tempe’s role in the Old West when he speaks to the San Tan Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society on Nov. 8. The meeting is open to the public. It will start at 7 p.m. at the San Tan Historical Society Museum, […]

Explorations of George Bird Grinnell topic of Oct. 11 meeting

The San Tan Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society will host the Arizona Humanities “Arizona Speaks” program “The Explorations and Discoveries of George Bird Grinnell, Father of Glacier National Park” on Wednesday, Oct. 11. The program will be presented at 7 p.m. at the San Tan Historical Society Museum, 20425 S Old Ellsworth Road in […]

Lecture series continues Sept. 13 with ‘Rock Art Ranch to Homolovi’

The first presentation of the San Tan Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society fall season of lectures is scheduled for Sept. 13. The San Tan Chapter meetings are held at the San Tan Historical Society Museum at 20425 S. Old Ellsworth Road in Queen Creek. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. Our speaker for Wednesday, […]