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Archaeology Day Set for Sept. 17 at Wickliffe Mounds

WICKLIFFE, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2016) - September is Kentucky Archaeology Month and Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site will commemorate it with Archaeology Day on Sept. 17.

There will be demonstrations, hands-on activities, an archaeology quest and other learning experiences for children from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Other activities include spear and atlatl throwing, bows and arrows, flint knapping, simulated surface survey and mock excavation, artifact laboratory analysis, pottery craft, storytelling and corn shuck dolls. 

These events are included with the museum admission of $5 for adults, $4 for children, seniors and military.

For more information, please call the park office at 270-335-3681 or email carla.hildebrand@ky.gov. 

Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site is located at 94 Green Street, Highway 51/60/62, Wickliffe, Ballard County, Kentucky, along the Great River Road National Scenic Byway.

For more information about Kentucky State Parks, visit www.parks.ky.gov

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Contact: Carla Hildebrand, Carla.hildebrand@ky.gov 

270-335-3681

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