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Free archaeology hands-on history day at Byron Forest Preserve July 20
Online Staff Report
BYRON, Ill. — The Byron Forest Preserve will host a free archaeology hands-on event from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., Sunday, July 20, at the Jarrett Prairie Center, 7993 N. River Road, Byron, Ill.
Nationally known flinknapper Larry Kinsella will be teaching the art of making stone tools, arrowheads and spearheads from flint during the entire event. He will provide all materials and safety equipment to teach beginning flintknapping.
A professional archaeologist will be on hand to identify points, prehistoric tools and any other items for local collectors. Other hands-on demonstrations, activities and guided prairie walks will be part of the day.
For more about the event, contact the Byron Forest Preserve District at (815) 234-8535.
Posted July 16, 2014