Kentucky Tourism

Wickliffe Mounds: Archaeology Day

  • Wickliffe Mounds: Archaeology Day


Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site
94 Green Street
Wickliffe, KY 42087

September is Kentucky Archaeology Month and in recognition, Wickliffe Mounds will have special hands-on demonstrations and activities for learning about archaeology for visitors of all ages, kids to adults.  Featured activities include a mock excavation dig for kids, archaeology methods and artifact identification station, spear and atlatl throwing, flint knapping with multi-knappers, bow and arrows, finger weaving, basket weaving, cordage making, pottery, and various crafts to make and take home. Participate in a drum circle and musical instruments from Indigenous cultures of South America. Native American game of Stickball available.  Displays of Native American foods and gourds.  Event is included in paid museum admission of $5 adults/$4 kids, seniors & military.  For more information, please call the park office at 270-335-3681.

Sponsored by the Kentucky Heritage Council.

Carla Hildebrand
Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site,
Wickliffe, KY 42087
Phone: 270-335-3681
Sep 21, 2019  /  10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.