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Paleo-Tech: Making Primitive Fish Hooks Class Aug. 24

Thursday, 08 08, 2013

Todd Young, 859-384-3522

UNION, Ky. Primitive people fished and became quite good at making fishing hooks. Learn more about the ingenuity of prehistoric people by taking a class Aug. 24 at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site on making hooks.

 

During this class you will get hands-on instruction on how to create your own fishing hooks from various natural materials.

 

Registration is required, and the cost of the class is $20. To register and for information, call 859-384-3522. The class will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site is recognized as the birthplace of American vertebrate paleontology for its significant role in the development of scientific thought regarding extinction and the relationship of geology and paleontology the world over.

 

The park is located 22 miles southwest of Covington at 3380 Beaver Road, Union.

 

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The Kentucky State Park System is composed of 49 state parks plus an interstate park shared with Virginia. The Department of Parks, an agency of the Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, operates 17 resort parks with lodges -- more than any other state. For more information on Kentucky parks, visit our website at http://www.parks.ky.gov