Have you ever wondered how an arrowhead was made? This is your chance! Join Veronica Mraz, Lithic Specialist, as she gives a brief overview of 12,000 years of human occupation in the Des Moines valley. Beginning with the end of the last ice age to first contact with Euro-Americans, Veronica will share about variety of human activity along the Des Moines River. Veronica will also cover the quarrying, manufacture, and use of chipped stone tools with a demonstration of flint knapping. This program will be held at the Beach house Lodge in Lacey-Keosauqua State Park.
This is an official Des Moines River Water Trails event cosponsored by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Jefferson County Conservation. The Des Moines River Water Trail is one of 19 official water trails in Iowa.