Water-Ways Series: Land Trust Archaeology program offered at Twelve Oaks

The public is invited to attend a free WaterWays Smithsonian program presented by Twelve Oaks on Sunday, October 28, from 2 to 4 p.m., in Ocean Springs. The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain and Cindy Carter-Davis, Mississippi Archaeologist, will showcase exhibits from archaeological sites, and artifacts associated with Mississippi Waterways. Children ages 6 and younger will be able to experience a representation of an archaeological dig. Exhibits will include artifacts from a shell midden on the east bank of the Pascagoula River, a mound site on the shore of the Gulf, Cedar Lake Island in the Tchoutacabouffa River, and more. An archaeological demonstration will also be available for viewing with volunteers available to answer questions. Twelve Oaks is located at 1112 Hanley Road in Ocean Springs. For informaiton about the Land Trust, visit online at To register, call the Land Trust at 228-435-9191. For more information about the Water-Ways events, call the Ocean Springs library at 228-875-1193 or visit on-line at Community partners for the project include; Grand Bay National Estuarine Research and Reserve, MS-AL Sea Grant, Friends of the OS Library, Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center, Singing River Genealogy-Local History Library, USM GCRL Marine Education Center and Gunter Library, Land Trust for the MS Coastal Plain, Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Loyalty Systems, LLC and Coffee News of South MS. For more information about the Ocean Springs Municipal Library, visit the library website at



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