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Kids Club Saturdays at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

May 28, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Kids can join our Wickliffe Mounds Jr. Archaeologist Club!  All summer long enjoy special family friendly programs on Saturdays from 10:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:00!  Learn about the Mississippian Native American People who once occupied the prehistoric village at Wickliffe Mounds and the methods of archaeology through a guided tour of the museum; try out prehistoric tools, technology and games with your own hands, atlatl and spear throwing, ...
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Tuesdays for Seniors Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

May 31 - August 30, 2016, 9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Senior adults are invited to visit Wickliffe Mounds on Tuesdays from 9:00 to 4:30 and receive discount admission of $3 to tour the site and museum, have a leisurely walk around the mounds, viewing birds and wildflowers along the nature trail, learning about the site’s history.  For more information, please call the park office at 270-335-3681 or email carla.hildebrand@ky.gov
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Kids Club Saturdays at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 4, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Kids can join our Wickliffe Mounds Jr. Archaeologist Club!  All summer long enjoy special family friendly programs on Saturdays from 10:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:00!  Learn about the Mississippian Native American People who once occupied the prehistoric village at Wickliffe Mounds and the methods of archaeology through a guided tour of the museum; try out prehistoric tools, technology and games with your own hands, atlatl and spear throwing, ...
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National Trails Day Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 4, 2016, 9:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Enjoy the nature trail and surroundings while taking a leisurely hike around the historic grounds during National Trails Day.  Trail map and bird checklist available at the front desk.  Trail access is included in museum admission of $5 adults, $4 kids & seniors & military/veterans.  Trail use only is free during hours of operation.  For more information, please call the park office at 270-335-3681 or email carla.hildebrand@ky.gov
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Tours for Teachers Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 10, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Teachers will have a special opportunity for a guided tour with hands-on activities showcasing the educational experience students will have on a potential field trip to the site and museum.  Appointment times are available between 10:00 and 3:00 and program lasts about an hour.  Teachers will be able to ask questions and gather educational materials on Archaeology and Native American Mississippian Indian culture and learn about funding opportunities for field ...
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Knap-In at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 11, 2016, 9:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Saturday, 9:30 to 3:30 p.m.  Flint-knapping is the art of shaping stone into useful tools such as spear points, arrowheads, and flint knives, a very useful skill for prehistoric people.  Flint-knapping specialist, Fred “Arrowhead” Bollinger, and fellow knapper friends, will be creating stone tools and sharing their knowledge of the lithic craft with park visitors.   Come out to the park and watch all day, learning the art and craft ...
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Tours for Teachers Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 17, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Teachers will have a special opportunity for a guided tour with hands-on activities showcasing the educational experience students will have on a potential field trip to the site and museum.  Appointment times are available between 10:00 and 3:00 and program lasts about an hour.  Teachers will be able to ask questions and gather educational materials on Archaeology and Native American Mississippian Indian culture and learn about funding opportunities for field ...
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Kids Club Saturdays at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 18, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Kids can join our Wickliffe Mounds Jr. Archaeologist Club!  All summer long enjoy special family friendly programs on Saturdays from 10:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:00!  Learn about the Mississippian Native American People who once occupied the prehistoric village at Wickliffe Mounds and the methods of archaeology through a guided tour of the museum; try out prehistoric tools, technology and games with your own hands, atlatl and spear throwing, ...
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Archaeology Day Camp for Kids Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 23, 2016, 8:45 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

An exciting and educational summer day camp will provide children a hands-on learning experience about Archaeology and Mississippian Native American culture.  With 4 different session dates to choose from, the day camp will have interactive activities such as guided tours of the site, making clay pots, beaded necklaces, experiencing a simulated mock archaeological dig and replica artifact analysis, playing Native American games and demonstrations of primitive technology at a kid’s ...
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Kids Club Saturdays at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe, KY

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site

June 25, 2016, 10:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Kids can join our Wickliffe Mounds Jr. Archaeologist Club!  All summer long enjoy special family friendly programs on Saturdays from 10:00 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 3:00!  Learn about the Mississippian Native American People who once occupied the prehistoric village at Wickliffe Mounds and the methods of archaeology through a guided tour of the museum; try out prehistoric tools, technology and games with your own hands, atlatl and spear throwing, ...
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