The Florida Public Archaeology Network will host Dash through the Past, a run/walk scavenger hunt race in Port St. Joe in celebration of Florida Archaeology Month. The event will be held 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. ET on March 25. All ages are welcome; participants under 16 must have a parent or adult guardian participate. A donation of $10 includes a reusable aluminum water bottle!
This race along Port St. Joe's walking trails offers individuals or teams of two a chance to compete over a two-mile course for great prizes from local sponsors! Registration starts at 9 a.m. ET at the Constitution Convention Museum State Park located at 200 Allen Memorial Way, Port St. Joe. The hunt and race begins at 10 a.m. There is no set route or order in which challenges must be completed. Prizes will be awarded based on both a team's completion time and number of correct answers.
About Florida Archaeology Month: Florida Archaeology Month is coordinated by the Florida Anthropological Society, and supported by the Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. Additional sponsors for 2017 include the Florida Archaeological Council, Florida Public Archaeology Network, state and local museums, historical commissions, libraries, and public and private school systems. The 2017 poster is available through the local Florida Anthropological Society Chapters, and can also be acquired at your local Florida Public Archaeology Network center.