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Saturday, June 1
23rd Annual Fort Ancient Celebration: A Gathering of Four Directions
At Fort Ancient, we know that one of the most exciting parts of a field trip for students is to purchase souvenirs as mementos
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Experience one of the primer Native American-themed educational events in the region! Enjoy Native flute museum and drumming, and view up to 100 dancers in full regalia. View demonstrations by silversmiths and flints knappers, or participate in dream catcher workshops and walk through an 18th century camp.
Hear expert storytellers ply their trade, or sit in on presentations by herb and Native heritage experts. Get in on the fun with crafts, games, tomahawk-throwing, archery, and prehistoric garden tours with the Master Gardeners.
Click here for the Celebration schedule
Sponsored by: WKRC, the Dayton Society of Natural History, Brickman, and the Ohio Historical Society.
of their visit. We also know that group leaders’ time may be limited, and supervision of large groups can be challenging. To address these issues, Fort Ancient offers an alternative to individual shopping through Visiting School Groups Pre-Shopping. For more information, call 513-932-4421.
For groups of less than 60 students: Pre-shop orders may be given to the museum attendant on the day of your visit.
For groups with more than 60 students: Pre-shop orders must be submitted to the museum at least 2 days prior to your visit to allow sufficient time to complete the order.
All pre-shop orders will be filled and given to the teachers upon departure from the museum to distribute to their students.
For more information, call 513-932-4421.
Birds, Bugs & Insects
Saturday, June 15, 2:00 p.m.
Wander the Earthworks trail with an Ohio Certified Naturalist, and observe a variety of birds in the trees while uncovering and identifying bugs that live under rocks and fallen limbs. The one-mile trail will provide a variety of birds and insects, and the guide will discuss the natural environment of the area. This one-mile walk is relatively flat, with two short hills to traverse. Included with regular admission.
Summer Solstice Sunrise
Sunday, June 22
Celebrate the longest day of summer at Fort Ancient with a program for morning birds! At dawn, view the archaeoastronomical alignment of the earthworks with the sunrise, and learn its importance to the Fort Ancient and Hopewell cultures.
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