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Homeschool Thursdays at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

August 4 - 25, 2016, 1:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Education programs are available for Homeschool groups every Thursday in August from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. (or other days/times as available, call for appointment).  Includes a guided tour of the archaeological site, museum of Mississippian Lifeways, and mounds; scavenger hunt for knowledge; hands-on demonstrations of prehistoric technology; make and take home a Mississippian culture craft; storytelling; and activity packets for home.  Fee is $5 per child, $3 per parent and ...
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Kids Club Saturdays at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

August 27, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Kids Club Saturdays at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site offers Kids of all ages a fun, educational experience as part of their museum visit. Children will learn the basics of Mississippian Culture and archaeology through an introductory presentation, a hands on simulated excavation, and a make and take home craft. Programs are family friendly and run from 10-12 and 1-3, each Saturday through the end of August. An Archaeology Adventure ...
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Archaeology Day at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

September 17, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

September is Kentucky Archaeology Month and in recognition, Wickliffe Mounds will have special activities and hands-on opportunities for learning about archaeology at a kid’s level. Spear and atlatl throwing, bows and arrows, flintknapping, simulated surface survey, mock excavation, artifact laboratory analysis and make and take home a pottery craft and corn shuck dolls.  Archaeology Quest for kids will be available. Event is included in museum admission of $5 adults, $4 ...
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National Public Lands Day Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

September 24, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - Noon

National Public Lands Day will be recognized with park volunteers cleaning the park grounds, ensuring that the trails and grounds are preserved for everyone to enjoy.  Work begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 12:00 noon.  Bring your own gloves, hats, bug repellent and sunscreen.  All tools, safety equipment and bottled water will be issued by the park.  For more information about NPLD visit their website at http://www.publiclandsday.org/  .   ...
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Native American Education Days Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

November 1 - 4, 2016, 9:30 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

November is Native American Heritage Month and in recognition, Wickliffe Mounds will have a special admission rate for schools, homeschoolers and scout groups of $1 per person for the site and museum.   Dates are November 1 to 4, 2016. (Tuesday through Friday) Tours are 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m Tours are self-guided and special exhibits of Native American tools and crafts will be set up in the museum. Reservations required ...
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