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[DNR] Mounds SP hosts Archaeology Weekend, Sept. 6-8
Start Date: 8/27/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 8/27/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
Entry Description
Archeology Weekend at Mounds State Park, Sept. 6-8, will celebrate the history hidden below the park’s surface.

The weekend offers a chance to see artifacts unearthed at Mounds by Ball State University, Upper White River Archaeological Society and the DNR Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology. Guided hikes and children’s activities also will be offered, and archaeologists and historians will try to identify items brought by visitors.

The programs are free after the standard park admission of $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle. Call (765) 649-8128 for more information. Scheduled activities are:

Friday, Sept. 6
— 8 p.m.: Artifacts on display at the campground.

Saturday, Sept. 7
— 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Artifacts on display and archaeology crafts on the visitors center lawn.
— 1 p.m.: Guided hike to the Great Mound from the visitors center lawn.

Sunday, Sept. 8
— 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Artifacts on display on the visitors center lawn.
— 1 p.m.: Guided hike to the Great Mound from the visitors center lawn.

Mounds State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2977.htm) is at 4306 Mounds Road, Anderson, 46017.
Contact Information:
Name: Jessica Rosier
Phone: (765) 649-8128
Email: dnrnews@dnr.in.gov
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