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[DNR] Falls of the Ohio SP hosts “Digging the Past,” Sept. 13
Start Date: 9/13/2014Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 9/13/2014End Time: 5:00 PM
Entry Description
Discover the rich archaeological and geological history of Falls of the Ohio State Park at its “Digging the Past” event on Sept. 13.

The free event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is sponsored by the park and the Falls of the Ohio Archeological Society

Children’s activities include a chance to earn a Junior Indiana Archaeologist certificate by participating in 12 activities. Those activities include a mock dig, making a pot and learning to make prehistoric tools. Kids also can design ornaments to wear home, make duck decoys from cattails, make crafts with a geological theme, look at fossils, and dig for fossils and minerals in the park’s collecting piles.

Adults can talk with professional archeologists and geologists, attend lectures on both subjects, and bring artifacts, fossils, rocks, or minerals to have identified.

Demonstrations will take place all day and include prehistoric tool making and long dart throwing.

Parking costs $2 per vehicle. Admission to the interpretive center costs $2 for ages 2-18 or $5 for ages 19 and older. All inside activities will require admission to the interpretive center.

Falls of the Ohio State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2984.htm) is at 201 W. Riverside Dr. Clarksville, 47129.
Location Information:
Falls of the Ohio State Park  (View Map)
201 W. Riverside Drive
Clarksville, IN 47129
United States
Phone: (812) 280-9970
Contact Information:
Name: Patrick Haulter
Phone: (812) 280-9970
Email: fotointerp@dnr.IN.gov
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