LINCOLN- September is Nebraska archaeology Month and staff of the Nebraska State Historical Society will lead tours of the archaeological sites at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park on Sept. 6-7.
Nolan Johnson will lead a tour each day of the many structures and facilities on the park grounds. On Sept. 6, Rob Bozell will give a presentation on the archaeology of Stephen Long’s Engineer’s Cantonment, a facility contemporary with Fort Atkinson.
Other activities planned for this living history weekend are demonstrations by the volunteer interpreters of period trades, crafts and military from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.
A park entry permit is required. The fee for the Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center is $2 per adult and $1 per child age 3 through 12.
For more information, contact the park at 402-468-5611 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Nebraska Metro Parks page on Facebook.