30 Days of Kentucky Archaeology

Saturday September 17 10 am – 5 pm Eastern

Red River Gorge – Gladie Visitor Center

Living Archaeology Weekend 2022 is BACK – Live and In Person!!!!

Come to the Gladie Visitor Center along the picturesque banks of Gladie Creek and Red River for our free, annual, family-friendly event. One of the longest-running public archaeology education programs in Kentucky, LAW offers a variety of educational activities in American Indian and Pioneer lifeways, archaeological interpretation, and site preservation.  

Archaeologists, artisans, tribal members, historians, and technology specialists provide high-quality, interactive demonstrations of American Indian and Pioneer technologies like flintknapping, cooking, and bow-arrow. Activities at the event include throwing a spear with a spear thrower or atlatl, using a loom, scraping a deer hide, or drilling a hole with a pump drill. Visitors learn about the area’s rich cultural traditions and gain insights into past people’s lives and experiences. 

A food vendor will be on site. Parking is free. 

Contact: www.livingarchaeologyweekend.org

This event is free and open to the public. Opportunities to volunteer or donate can be accessed via their webpage.

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