Archaeology Program: Carrizo Stage Station w/ Susan Arter

Date: 
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 2:00pm

Colorado Desert Archaeology Society Monthly Presentation
Speaker: Susan Arter, San Diego Zooarchaeology Laboratory
Meet in the Discovery Lab inside the ABDSP Visitor Center
Free and Open to the Public

Beef Steaks to Stork Breasts: Meat Provisioning and Procurement at the Carrizo Stage Station (1857-1861)

Susan Arter is Co-Director of the San Diego Zooarchaeology Laboratory housed in the San Diego Natural History Museum’s Bird and Mammal Department.  She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Anthropology from SDSU and The George Washington University. For the past 18 years Susan has conducted faunal research:  What non-human bones can tell us. Secrets are revealed about the Carrizo Stage Station based upon her findings. Come find out how the pioneers lived and survived on America’s southwestern desert frontier.

A short business meeting will follow.  All volunteers, staff and the public are invited.