LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The Naranjo museum of Natural history will be exploring the rich history of the Pineywoods at the area's first ever archeology conference this coming weekend.
The event will bring in speakers from all across East Texas who will share their knowledge and artifacts. Jess Todd will present "Preliminary Analysis of the McCurtain Phase in Northeast Texas". George Avery will share his Spanish Colonial Olive jars. Charles Frederick will present "Secrets hidden in the sand: Insights from more than 20 years of exploring how archeological sites in East Texas uplands get buried"
Tom Middlebrooke will talk about finding Mission Concepcion in Nacogdoches. Tom Guderjan will be revisiting Maya agriculture and its role in political Economies.
The event will be from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets are $10. Students with a valid IS can get in for $5.