People of the Potomac: Archaeology of Riverbend Park

People of the Potomac: Archaeology of Riverbend Park

Archaeology and Collections Branch of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Explore hand-curated opportunities and follow the Park Authority on social media to uncover the rich history of the Potomac River Valley.

People of the Potomac: Archaeology of Riverbend Park

Visit the James Lee Community Center, located at 2855 Annandale Road in Falls Church, from Oct. 9 to Dec. 31. See artifacts from Riverbend Park, spanning Paleoindian, Archaic and Woodland periods. Discover stone tool technology adaptations to climate change.

These events are sponsored by the Fairfax County Park Authority, the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Archaeological Society of Virginia, and the Friends of Fairfax County Archaeology and Cultural Resources.

Throughout the month the Fairfax County Park Authority will be highlighting archaeological finds from within our own community on social media. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram -- @fairfaxparks -- for a captivating archaeological adventure! Learn the fascinating secrets behind our collections, fall into the excitement of unearthing history and be wowed by the passion of those who make a career out of preserving the past.

For more information about Virginia Archaeology Month or the Archaeology and Collections Branch of the Fairfax County Park Authority, visit the Archaeology Month website