Feb
13
Mon
School of the Artifact: Gun Parts @ The History Center
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Excavations at Fort Ouiatenon (circa 1717-1791) have revealed a very large amount of gun parts. Come find out what different types of guns Ouiatenon’s habitants had, how were they built, and what types of parts have been found? Original artifacts from Ouiatenon related to period guns will be on exhibit at this program.
Presented by Leslie and Rick Conwell. This event is graciously sponsored by the National Group.
 
This event is graciously sponsored by the National Group.
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Time: Feb 13, 2023 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Apr
10
Mon
School of the Artifact: Jewelry @ The History Center
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A tremendous amount of artifacts relating to personal adornment have been found during the excavations at Fort Ouiatenon (circa 1717-1791). What did the French and Native inhabitants and visitors wear as jewelry? What type of metal and stones were used on some of these pieces? Was the jewelry all received in trade, or was some manufactured onsite? Come view some of the beautiful jewelry pieces found in the excavations!
Presented by Leslie and Rick Conwell.
 
This event is graciously sponsored by the National Group.
Jun
12
Mon
School of the Artifact: Weird Whatzits @ The History Center
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

During excavations at Fort Ouiatenon (1717-1791) archaeologists occasionally found objects that were unusual or unexpected. Some have not been able to be identified as to what their purpose was! Come put your history knowledge to the test to see if YOU can help identify some of these “Weird Whatzits!”
Presented by Leslie and Rick Conwell.
 
This event is graciously sponsored by the National Group.