THE LOVELAND ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
The Loveland Archaeological Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational organization that was incorporated in 1984 after over 40 years of existence as an informal group in Loveland, Colorado.
The primary purpose of the Loveland Archaeological Society, Inc. is to promote the study of archaeology by its members as it pertains to Native American cultures in the American West. The individual and collective knowledge of its members is shared within the membership as well as with outreach programs throughout the Community including schools, museums, and libraries.
The organizationís educational programs focus on:
The Loveland Stone Age Fair, sponsored by the Loveland Archaeological Society, is one of the premier cultural events of its kind anywhere and has been a mainstay of the Loveland community for over 70 years. Held annually the last weekend in September and free to the public, this event features lectures by world renowned archaeologists as well as jaw-dropping non-commercial displays of artifacts from collectors throughout the country.
In addition, the Loveland Archaeological Society sponsors the Harry M. Walts Scholarship, the Dorothy Mountain Scholarship, and the Robert Lundt Scholarship Funds to promote the continued study of archaeology at the university level.
Membership in The Loveland Archaeological Society comprises people of all ages, from all walks of life, and from all parts of Colorado, Wyoming, and elsewhere. Although their knowledge base may vary, they all share a common thread-that of the love for archaeology and the friendship of the organizationís members.