Cancelled-In Search of the Past-Archaeological Methods for Teens

Saturday, September 24, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Event Audience: 

Teen

Fee: 

Free, donations appreciated

 

Learn about the field of Archaeology and how archaeologists study the past. Hands-on activities will include artifact identification techniques, sorting and processing finds, and how artifacts are stored, exhibited, and used for research.

This program is for youth ages 13-18 years old. Scouts are highly encouraged to participate in this program as it may fulfill some badge requirements. Participants will have to bring their own snacks & drinks.  Space is limited and registration is required by Wednesday, September 21st. Call the Museum at 309-547-3721 to register.

Photo courtesy of Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds

Photographic image of students on archaeological excavation.

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