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“Fremont Keeps and Fortifications in Eastern Utah, An Aerial Perspective” by Jody Patterson

May 25, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm MDT

Embark on an intriguing exploration of the Fremont people’s keeps and fortifications in Eastern Utah with archaeologist Jody Patterson.

Just like their Ancestral Puebloan neighbors, the Fremont people built towers and walled compounds in relatively inaccessible locations. For years, archaeologists have tried to understand the function and purpose of these enigmatic structures.

In this captivating presentation, delve into the history of anthropological thought surrounding these structures, compare them with similar Ancestral Puebloan defensive locations, and discover how an aerial perspective might provide new insights into their use and significance.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a fascinating journey into the world of the Fremont people and their mysterious keeps and fortifications. Perfect for history enthusiasts and those interested in the ancient cultures of Eastern Utah.


May 25, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm MDT
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Moab Information Center
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Moab Information Center (MIC)
25 E Center Street
Moab, UT 84532 United States
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