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REF NO.: 110

SUBJECT: Free public forum features Memorial University archaeologists

DATE: May 1

Interested in the latest findings from the ongoing archaeological survey at the Colony of Avalon at Ferryland? A free public forum on Saturday, May 19, will feature Memorial archaeologists Drs. Jim Tucker and Barry Gaulton, both of whom have been involved in that ongoing investigation. As well, Dr. Lisa Hodgetts from the University of Western Ontario will explain her research into the diet of colony residents, and Paul Berry of the National Currency Collection, Bank of Canada, will talk about the coinage found at the site.
Everyone is welcome to attend this event, which takes place from 1:30 - 4 p.m. at the Fairmont Hotel, St. John’s.

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For further information please contact Dr. Lisa Rankin, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, Memorial University at 737-4808 or


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