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September 25, 2006

ULM Natural History Museum hosts speaker Oct. 4

In recognition of Archaeology Week, Charles McGimsey will present “Marksville Culture & Its Association with Hopewell Culture in the Ohio Valley: The Connection Between the Two & the Relationship in the Archaeological Side of Marksville 700 AD - 1 AD” on Wednesday, Oct. 4 in the Natural History Museum, located at ULM. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the program will follow at 7 p.m.

Museum organizers also announce the beginning of monthly discussions, which are open to the public. The discussions will be held on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Topics will be announced soon.

The museum will be open every Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. beginning Friday, Sept. 29, and on Saturday, Sept. 30 for ULM Homecoming.

Group (including schools) and individual tours are also available upon request.To schedule, call Neil Douglas at (318) 342-1868.

The Friends of the museum is open for membership and is in need of staffing. If you are interested, please contact Mike Zambie at (318) 322-5555 or e-mail at

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