On Sunday, May 23 at 2PM the Bayside Historical Society will
offer a hands-on, family-friendly workshop that explores archaeological
methodology and teaches about the prehistory of coastal New York, allowing
participants to connect with history the way an archaeologist does.
The event is being held in the Officers' Club in Fort
Totten Park at 2 pm and led by archaeologist Gabriela Rodriguez, the workshop
will feature activities such as simulated excavation, identifying and washing
finds, scavenger hunt, handling artifacts, presentation by instructors,
archaeology games and puzzles, tours of BHS's "Native Bayside"
exhibit and more.
Where is The Bayside Historical Society Anyway?
Bayside Historical Society is located within Fort Totten
Park, in Bayside, NY, and is easily accessible by public transportation (Q13 or
Q16 bus to Fort Totten) and by car:
Cross Island Parkway North to exit 32 (Bell Blvd.). Housed in the Officers' Club, a New York City
landmark on the National Register of Historic Places, Bayside Historical
Society is dedicated to the preservation of Bayside and offers a variety of
cultural and educational programs, exhibits and events for the community. Visit the Society online at
The cost is $5 per child. For more information, or to
reserve, call 718-352-1548.