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August  2019

8/3/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Artifact Identification Program, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Have you found any neat projectile points, beads, plummets, pottery, or ceramic objects that you want to show off? Bring your artifacts and on-site specialists will help you identify them. Afterward, your collections can be brought into the archaeology lab for proper assessment. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
8/17/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Forager Hike, 9:30 a.m. A 1.5 mile ranger-led hike will take visitors through a portion of the earthworks with a focus on useful native plants which were used and eaten by the ancient Americans who lived at the site. A short introductory film will be shown prior to hike. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
8/31/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m. A prehistoric cooking demonstration featuring the earth oven method of cooking used by ancient Americans who once lived at the site. The program offers a unique look at prehistoric cooking using earth oven balls to cook food in a dug pit with materials that would have been available to the local inhabitants over 3,000 years ago. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

September  2019

9/7/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Primitive Fire Starting, 11 a.m. Visitors are invited to watch and learn how the Native Americans of Poverty Point may have created fire more than 3,500 years ago. Without electricity, the ability to start fires from scratch would have been an essential part of everyday life at Poverty Point. Learn primitive fire starting techniques using a bow drill. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
9/28/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Ranger-Guided Hike, 9:30 a.m. A ranger-guided hike around the 402- acre prehistoric site. The 2.6 mile hike will include all of the prehistoric mounds and ridges located on the site as well as the plaza and any other interesting things that might be seen along the way. Participants are encouraged to wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.