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Archaeology Day at Town Creek Indian Mound

Event Description

Join in a global celebration of archaeology and the thrill of discovery during International Archaeology Day. Hands-on activities showcasing techniques and skills employed by archaeologists will be available throughout the day and the North Carolina Archaeological Society ( will be on here with membership info and offering to identify your artifacts! Throw an Atlatl spear, experience the excitement of excavation by carefully extracting chocolate chips from a cookie, produce a souvenir clay pot or cord bracelet using the same methods as the Pee Dee Culture, participate in sand art stratigraphy, and other experimental activities!  This program is being offered in conjunction with Ten Days of Uwharrie, North Carolina's Official Outdoor Festival