Autumn Knap-In at Dickson Mounds

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 4:00pm

Location: 

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Event Audience: 

Family

Dickson Mounds Museum will host an Autumn Weekend Knap-In on the Museum’s grounds.  The public is welcome to view flint knapping demonstrations.  Participants may learn about the different techniques used by several craftsmen and see their stone tool creations.  Museum staff will also be available during Sunday’s program to identify, but not appraise, stone tool artifacts.

Visitors are encouraged to bring their curiosities and questions.

The Illinois State Museum—Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97.  The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations.  For more information call 309.547.3721 or TTY 217.782.9175 or visit the museum's web site at www.ExperienceEmiquon.com.  Also check out weekly updates on Facebook at “Illinois State Museum – Dickson Mounds”.

Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.  Flint Knappers interested in participating may contact Christa Foster at 309-547- 3721 for more information.

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