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"Before William Sturgis..." Program Series

Throughout 2014, the Historical Society will be offering a series of programs related to this special exhibition:
Making Stone Tools:
Flint Knapping Demonstration & Discussion

Saturday, September 27, 3:00 pm
Presented by Toby Morrow, Archaeologist and Flint Knapper 

Watch as Toby Morrow demonstrates techniques for making flaked stone tools as he describes the materials, tools, and processes involved.

View over a dozen stone points on display in our exhibition--from the Early Paleoindian period through the Late Prehistoric period. Learn about improvements in technology, differences in core materials, and the ways points were used. 

All programs will be held at the Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum, 308 W 3rd St, Cedar Falls

Past programs in series:

Traditional Skills and Native Plants
Thursday, May 15, 7:00 pm 
Presented by Chris Anderson, Program Coordinator, Hartman Reserve Nature Center

Tales of Wonder: Native American Stories for Children
Saturday, June 21, 10:30 am & 11:00 am
Storytime Video for Families

Faunal Remains: What Animal Evidence Tells Us About the Oneota
Saturday, July 19, 3:00 pm
Presented by Breannan Dolan, Archaeologist, Iowa Department of Transportation

Prairie Ecosystems
Saturday, August 9, 3:00 pm
Presented by Daryl Smith, Advocate, Tallgrass Prairie Center, University of Northern Iowa

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