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    Name: Wyoming Archaeology Society presentation & meeting
    Date: January 15, 2019
    Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM MST
    Event Description:
    The Upper Green River Basin Chapter of the Wyoming Archeology Society will be having a meeting next Tuesday, January 15th, at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale.  There will be a short business meeting followed by a presentation by Gina Clingerman.  Everyone is welcome.  Please invite your friends.
     PRESENTATION:  “A Rare Find in the Copper Mountains” by Gina Clingerman, BLM Archaeologist
     
    In 2015, Abandoned Mine Land Archaeologist Gina Clingerman found a fur trade era spear point in the Copper Mountains in central Wyoming. The rare artifact featured a maker's mark that could be traced back to the cutlery industry in Sheffield, England. This presentation pieces together the history of the 'Maltese Cross L' maker's mark, a brief history of the Fur Trade Era in North America and Wyoming, and how this unlikely artifact may have made its way into the Copper Mountains.
    Gina Clingerman: Gina Clingerman attended the University of Wyoming obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in English and Anthropology. She has worked as a professional archaeologist for the last 16 years. In 2010 she moved to Lander, WY to work as the Abandoned Mine Lands archaeologist for BLM Wyoming. 
    Location:
    Museum of the Mountain Man
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