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					                       HOPEWELL DISCOVERY DAY
                     “Connecting the Past to the Present”

      Journey back to the prehistoric era and witness how people lived and played
                                nearly 2,000 years ago!

                 On Saturday, October 11th, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
                        Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
                 is hosting a Free day of discovery for the whole family.

  Rediscover the prehistoric past as park rangers and members of the archaeological
 community lead guided tours of Mound City Group earthworks, help identify artifacts
 and fossils, present current archaeological research, and discuss new archaeological
                                      discoveries!

Visitors can also experience what it was like to live thousands of years ago by observing
 how stone tools are crafted using flint knapping techniques, learning how to hunt using
  spears during atlatl throwing demonstrations, gathering information about plants and
   animals at nature displays, expressing artistic talents through pottery making and a
  variety of hands-on prehistoric crafts, taking part in the park’s junior ranger program,
                                         and more!

Kids and adults can even earn a Junior Archeologist badge by participating in Hopewell
         Culture National Historical Park’s New Junior Archeologist Program.

   New discoveries are being made everyday. Join the exploration and make some
                              discoveries of your own!

                   For more information, please call (740) 774-1126