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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center


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Updated November 11, 2019

  • Schedule of Events will be updated throughout the year.
  • Information about regional archaeology events sponsored by other organizations can be found by visiting MVAC’s Facebook page.

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  • Whitewater Valley Archaeology and History Festival

    Saturday, September 14, 2019
    Noon - 3 pm at Whitewater State Park
    Adult/Family, Teachers, Youth

    AtlatlMVAC’s Jean Dowiasch will be demonstrating the atlatl at the Whitewater Valley Archaeology and History Festival between noon and 3 pm. Come and practice your skills with the atlatl. Celebrate the fascinating history of the Whitewater Valley! Through demonstrations, hands-on activities and special guest presenters, visitors will be transported back in time. Pick up a schedule at the park office.

    Directions: Located 3 miles south of Elba on State Highway 74.

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