Archaeology Day

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Date(s) - 03/08/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

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Saturday, August 3, 2019 – 10am – 4pm

  • See Experts demonstrate Flintknapping and Tool Use, Bow and Arrow Making, Finger weaving & Fiber Spinning, Pottery Making, Stone Carving.
  • Watch Archaeologists Conduct Excavations, Process Artifacts, Explain Electronic and Magnetic Survey Methods, Conduct Global Positioning Techniques, Identify Animal Bones.  
  • Hands-On Archaeology for the public, sift excavation soils for Artifacts, Wash 1000 year old artifacts.
  • Plus Tour Excavation Areas, Listen to a Storyteller, Watch a film on Cahokia Mounds, Throw Spears with an Atlatl, Play the Chunkey Game, Explore Career Opportunities.
  • Food and Refreshments available for purchase