Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Seven Islands Artifacts ID Day October 11 in Indian Springs

Saturday, October 11th, 2008
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
At the Indian Spring Hotel/Museum
1807 Highway 42 South
Indian Springs, Ga. 30216

The public is invited to bring their arrowheads and other artifacts to have them identified and dated. There will be several local collections on display with demonstrations in flint knapping and primitive weapons, by Dave Swetmon and Kim Ruff. Come join in the fun and learn something about the people who lived here hundreds on years ago. Archaeologist Stephen Hammack and several other members of the Ocmulgee Archaeological Society will be on hand to identify Indian artifacts from all periods and any historical artifacts from the earliest days of the settlement. Of special note, John Whatley, author of “An Overview of Georgia Projectile Points and Selected Cutting Tools” will be on hand to identify and record Clovis or other early projectiles.

“Picking on the Porch”. Musicians are invited to bring their guitars, fiddles, mandolins or other acoustic instruments. Whether you play blues or bluegrass, come out, join in the fun, make some new friends, and enjoy some good down home music.

For more information contact:
W.J. Shannon
Wjshannon123@bellsouth.net or
Call 770-361-7185

Sponsored by:
Butts County Historical Society

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