News And Information
-Granted and contract research in prehistoric and historic archaeology, coastal archaeology, archaeology of the Seminole Wars.
-Soils, sediments, and geomorphological studies
-Museological studies and the design, preparation, and construction of museum or intrepretive displays, dioramas, and kiosks.
-Archaeological material culture analysis with an emphasis on prehistoric ceramics, shell, and lithics. Historic material culture analysis includes colonial to 20th century with an emphasis on Seminole War and early to late 19th century cultural materials.
-Public education lecture series and donated education services.
-Professionally taught coursework in social, biological, and physical sciences that provide first-hand topical or thematic information for every audience and age group.
Connecting the past to our future
The Gulf Archaeology Research Institute (GARI) is a non-profit research and education organization that began operations in 1995. We specialize in primary research in prehistoric and historic terrestrial and underwater archaeology.
You can reach GARI at....
Gulf Archaeology Research Institute
5990 N. Tallahassee Road
Crystal River, Florida 34428
Gulf Archaeology Research Institute 5990 N. Tallahassee Road Crystal River, Florida 34428 352-564-0888
Current Public Education Programming:
- Pre IId- Archaeology of the Nature Coast. Meets 3/17, 3/24, and 3/31,
Thurs., 6-9 p.m. at Citrus Co. Resource Center
- Pre IIc - Prehistoric Material Culture - Ceramics**. Meets 3/18, 3/25,
and 4/1, Fri., 9-noon w/fire day 4/8. at GARI
-Hist II - Archaeology of the Seminole War. Meets 4/12, 4/19, and 4/26
Tues., 6-9 p.m. at Citrus Co. Canning Center
-Eas I - Weather and Climate. Meets 3/23 and 3/30, Wed., 1-4 p.m.
at Citrus Co. Canning Center
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Call or email for details and registration. Tuition discounts available for individuals and groups. Unless otherwise indicated the classes will meet at the GARI classroom located on the Eco-Trail, 5990 N. Tallahassee Road, Crystal River, Florida 34428
** Date changed to accommodate class size
Attention Micanopy volunteers. GARI will continue working in Micanopy on Wednesdays and Fridays through June and July. However, Friday, July 1st the team will begin a few days in the lab and celebrate the the 4th. We will return to the field on Friday, July 6th.