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[DNR] Heritage Day at Chain O’Lakes SP, Sept. 28
Start Date: 9/4/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 9/4/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
Entry Description
Guests can celebrate the rich cultural history of Chain O’Lakes State Park at Heritage Day on Sunday, Sept. 28.

All programs will take place at the 1915 Stanley Schoolhouse from 1-4 p.m. Visitors can hand-dip a candle over the campfire, make a cattail twine bracelet and tour the schoolhouse. Cathy Draeger-Williams, archaeologist for the DNR Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology, will be on hand with information and tabletop dig boxes for children to explore. At 2 p.m., Craig Arnold, former assistant director of the Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne Archaeological Survey, will share findings and artifacts from the 2012 archaeology research on the historic Bowen homestead in the park.

This event is free after the standard park admission fee of $5 per in-state vehicle or $7 per out-of-state vehicle.

For more information, contact interpretive naturalist Leslie Arnold at (260) 636-2654 or chaininterp@dnr.IN.gov.

Chain O’Lakes State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2987.htm) is at 2355 E. 75 South, Albion, 46701.
Contact Information:
Name: Leslie Arnold
Phone: (260) 636-2654
Email: dnrnews@dnr.in.gov
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