Flint Knapping Demonstration with Dr. Veronica Mraz

Friday, August 19, 2022, 6:00pm
Lacey-Keosauqua State Park
22895 Lacey Trail, Keosauqua, IA 52565

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.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Jefferson County Conservation in advance at 641-472-4421 or Naturalist@JeffersonCountyConservation.com.