WKU Public Radio News Staff
Researchers Gather at Mammoth Cave
Sat March 17, 2012
Kentucky Heritage Council Archaeology Conference Underway at Mammoth Cave
Professional archaeologists in Kentucky are sharing research and project updates this weekend at Mammoth Cave National Park. The conference, which runs through noon Sunday, is co-sponsored by the WKU Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology, the Kentucky Organization of Professional Archeologists, and the WKU Office of the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Paper and poster presentations are planned during the conference, with subject matter including an overview of ten years of archeology at Fort Knox and geophysical investigations of various earthwork and mound sites. Organizers of the event say the Kentucky Heritage Council Archaeology Conference is open to anyone interested in Kentucky history or prehistory. More information can be found at the agency's website www.heritage.ky.gov