Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Dine and Dig with Archaeologists!

Excavation at the Morton Village Site.
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Morton Village Site, near Dickson Mounds.
Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
11:30am to 4:30pm
Enjoy lunch with archaeologists, learn about the Morton Village Site excavation, and then dig! Participants will receive hands-on instruction in proper excavation techniques and how to identify, clean, organize, and sort their finds.

Nature Trek: Mound Survey

Mound at Ogden-Fette Site.
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Various locations, tour begins at Dickson Mounds.
Saturday, June 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
The most obvious evidence of the prehistoric past of the area is manifest by earthworks built for a variety of purposes. We will visit several earthworks located in the Lewistown-Havana area and discuss what we know about them.

The Bug Trotters

The Bug Trotters
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum Grounds
Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Enjoy live music performed by the Bug Trotters, a group of friends who get together to play Old-Time Square Dance music.

Let's Fly a Kite

Let's Fly a Kite Program
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum Grounds
Saturday, May 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us for an afternoon of kite flying. Visitors of all ages may enjoy learning how to fly pole kites, wind resistance exploration, trying out “wings”, fun with bubbles, and making their own kite craft to take home.

Gardener’s Big Day

Gardeners Big Day
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Saturday, April 29, 2017 -
8:00am to 3:00pm
The day’s event begins with keynote speaker Ella Maxwell, horticulturist from Hoerr Nursery, certified arborist, and Tazewell County Master Gardener, highlighting the lessons she has learned from 30 years of gardening.

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