Old Stone Fort Weekend Activities
Saturday, July 14
11:00 a.m.- Tour of the Old Stone Fort= Join Cindy at the museum front desk to begin a guided tour of this 2000 year old Native American ceremonial enclosure. During the tour, learn some of the secrets and mysticism of why this area was so sacred and witness the breathtaking waterfalls that surround this ancient site.
1:45 p.m.- Atlatl Demonstration= Before the introduction of the bow and arrow, Native Americans used the Atlatl, or spear thrower, to hunt large game. Join us at the front lawn of the museum for this interactive demonstration and try your hand at the ancient Atlatl.
2:45 p.m.- Discover the Meaning of our State Symbols= Join us at the park museum to learn the meaning of some of our state symbols. Then, see if you can answer the question: What do I stand for?
3:30 p.m.- Pottery Demonstration= During the time Native Americans were building the Old Stone Fort 2000 years ago, many advancements were being made in society. One such advancement was the creation of pottery, both for decorative purposes and to store food. Join us at the park museum for a demonstration on Native American pottery techniques.