The tenth episode of the Benicia Historical Museum’s COVID Quarantine Camelcast is live now!

Providing a “camel’s eye view” of Benicia’s unique history.

In Digging Archaeology: It’s Not About Dinosaurs!, Executive Director Elizabeth d’Huart and Museum Volunteer Randi Scott talk about the field of archaeology, the varying disciplines within the field, and the vital role archaeology plays in the discovery and preservation of history.

Randi Scott, an eight-year resident of Benicia, has studied and worked in the field of archaeology for many years. As a volunteer with the Museum’s Education Outreach program, she created two “archaeological dig site experiences” for our School Tours, replicating the types of Native Californian and Pioneer artifacts that might be found by an archaeologist in Benicia.  Randi is very involved with community aid and search & rescue: she served as the Operations Manager for the Benicia Emergency Response Team, and is currently in the process of becoming a member of the Solano County Search and Rescue team, as well as a Benicia Volunteer Police Officer.