Archeology Days at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village
Date: July 9 - July 10, 2010
Times: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Location: Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village (Mitchell, SD) Located on beautiful Lake Mitchell – 3 min. north of Corn Palace (follow the yellow banners)
Hands-on events at the site include: Kids Dig, Hands on Pottery Making, and Native Technology Demonstrations including Flintnapping, Pottery Construction, Atlatl Spear Throwing, Use of Native Plants, Artifact Displays.
Tours of the Thomsen Center Archeodome and Boehnen Museum will also be available.
The Thomsen Center Archeodome includes excavations of the 1,000 year old site are underway by an international team of archeologists and students from Augustana College and Exeter University in Exeter, England. In the Boehnen Museum, see a full-size replica earthlodge & bison skeleton.
The Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village
Located just 2 miles north of the Corn Palace