Archeology Family Day - Confederate Reunion Grounds

Oct 3 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site
1738 FM 2705
Mexia  Texas  76667

Petei McHenry, historical archeologist, with children.

Bring a picnic lunch and celebrate Texas Archeology Month!

Family Day schedule includes hands-on activities and demonstrations of native crafts and technologies—to include flint knapping, atlatl spear throwing, bows and arrows, and children’s activities—Junior Archeology demonstrations and activities, Civil War period music, and Texas Buffalo Soldier living history camp.

Petei McHenry, historical archeologist, will be leading the Junior Archeology program for demonstrations and activities. Visitors will be able to experience the tools and techniques used by archeologists during a dig and learn how to process artifacts and objects uncovered. At 10 a.m., participants for the 2015 Junior Archeology program will be recognized to conclude this year’s youth program.

A hospitality tent will include concessions for snacks and drinks, as well as museum store items for sale.

See the Schedule of Events (PDF) for more information.