Eglin's 10th archaeology day promises loads of local learning

Eglin Air Force Base will host its 10th annual Eglin Archaeology Day on Saturday, March 18th, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm at the Jackson Guard location in Niceville, Florida. The event is part of “Celebrate Florida Archaeology Month,” and is free and open to the general public, not just military personnel.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about local history and archaeology and to visit the native plant garden. The event will also provide a chance to meet local archaeologists and participate in kid-friendly activities.

According to event organizers, Eglin Archaeology Day is a fun and educational way to celebrate the history and culture of the region. Visitors will be able to see artifacts from local archaeological sites and learn about the techniques used by archaeologists to uncover and preserve these treasures.

The event is also an opportunity for visitors to gain a greater appreciation for the area’s natural beauty. The native plant garden is an ideal spot to take in the sights and sounds of the local flora and fauna.

Eglin Archaeology Day is part of a broader effort to promote awareness of the region’s rich cultural heritage. By educating the public about the importance of archaeological preservation, organizers hope to inspire a greater appreciation for the history and culture of the area.

The event promises a great way to spend a Saturday with family and friends. In addition to learning about archaeology and local history, attendees can enjoy a variety of fun activities and refreshments.

For those interested in attending, the event will take place at 107 Highway 85 N in Niceville, Florida. For more information, please contact

Whether you are a history buff, nature lover, or just looking for a fun way to spend the day, Eglin Archaeology Day has something for everyone. Take advantage of this exciting event celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the region.


Eglin Air Force Base is responsible for the upkeep of Jackson Guard's assets.

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