Plaza Dedication & Public Archaeology Day @ History Park SJ

Starts: May 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm
Ends: May 17, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Location: History Park, 635 Phelan Ave., San Jose, CA 95112
Admission: CHCP/HSJ members free; children 2 & under free; $5 all others

Invite your friends and family to join us for a very special event on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

Featured events include:

  • Dedication of the Lillian Gong-Guy Plaza
  • Presentations of 2015 Lillian Gong-Guy Memorial Scholarships
  • Recognition of Student Docents/Volunteers
  • “Hands-on History Day: Digging up San Jose’s Past” – Join Stanford Archaeology Center students on Public Archaeology Day to conduct a mock excavation, screening, artifact identification, and artifact reconstruction. This family educational program will offer children an opportunity to become junior archaeologists, learning about the incredible world of archaeology, while simultaneously developing an interest in our local history.
  • Chinese American Historical Museum open to visitors from 11 am to 4 pm (closed during Plaza Dedication 12 pm to 1 pm)

Park for free on local streets or use the San Jose city parking lot on Phelan Avenue ($6 fee).

Directions: Exit Highway 280 at 10th St., then go south on 10th St., left on Keyes St., right on Senter Rd., left on Phelan Ave. History Park entrance is ahead on left; visitor parking lot ($6 fee) is straight ahead at end of Phelan Ave.