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Won’t you join us for our Fall Berry Site Dig Days?

We have plenty of Fridays and Saturdays in September and October during which you can help us discover new clues to solve out 450 year old mysteries!

To register to dig, please visit our Upcoming Events tab for the Berry Site Dig Days page. Scroll down to find the link! 

Under 16 year old participants admitted with a parent or guardian. Please fill out one registration form per participant.

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Car enthusiast? Consider joining us on October 15, 2016 for Touring Joara.

 

TOURING JOARA FLYER COLOR

To download the Touring Joara flyer, click here: TOURING JOARA FLYER COLOR

Interested in joining the tour? Registration limited to the first 100 cars, so don’t wait!

For the 2016 registration form, click here: touring-joara-2016

Or visit HERE for info, downloadable forms, and to print a copy of the lovely poster.

Registrations can be paid online through the PayPal link on this page (Visit our “Join EJF” tab, then click the “Donate” button to submit payment- please include your name and “TJ Registration” in the memo line) OR they can mailed to the EJF office (PO Box 296 Morganton, NC 28680).

Completed  registration forms can also be scanned and sent via email to: TJ@exploringjoara.org

For more details, see registration form.

Many thanks to our partners, the Table Rock Sports Car Club, for hosting this event!

 

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Exploring Joara is committed to promoting public archaeology in the upper Catawba and Yadkin river valleys of western North Carolina.  With a threefold emphasis on supporting research, education and outreach, the foundation is dedicated to finding and protecting archaeological resources while fostering an understanding and appreciation for archaeology in the community.  The foundation supports work at the Berry site, the remains of sixteenth-century Fort San Juan at the native town of Joara, and runs a public archaeology program that includes field schools, teacher workshops, summer archaeology camps, and presentations and workshops for schools and organizations.

The Burning of Fort San Juan

“It is a story of great scholarship, archaeology at its
best, hot dirty physical work and luck.”
– Producer, Tom Earnhardt, Exploring North Carolina Series, UNC-TV, in “The First, Lost Colony”

Support and funding provided by the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.

Support and funding provided by the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area.

Support and funding provided by the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

Support and funding provided by the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina