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Prehistory Along the Des Moines River

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Prehistory Along the Des Moines River. Saturday, February 23: 1:00—3:00 p.m. Join Mark Anderson, Archaeology Research Specialist, as he gives a brief overview of 12,000 years of human occupation in the Des Moines valley. Beginning with the end of the last ice age to first contact with Euro-Americans, Mark will share about the variety of human activity along the Des Moines River. Mark will also cover the quarrying, manufacture, and use of chipped stone tools and will end with a demonstration of flint knapping. Meets at the nature center in Jefferson County Park. No registration required


February 23
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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