Thursday, October 9, 2008

Indian Spring Hotel and Museum Weekend of Artifacts October 11

This is the most popular free event at The Indian Spring Hotel / Museum each year.

Hundreds of ordinary folks will converge on the Indian Spring Hotel /
Museum near Jackson GA this weekend. They will bring their
collections of arrowheads and pottery chards in brown paper bags and

While some know the value of their found treasures, many
don't. Archeologist Steven Hammock and several other members of the
Ocmulgee Archeological Society will be on hand to identify Indian
artifacts from all periods and any histroric artifact from the
earliest days of settlement.

Author John Whatley, " An Overview of Georgia Projectile Points and Selected Cutting Tools", will be on hand to identify and record Clovis and other early projectile points.
Last year, a 10,000 year old point was identified.

Located 6 miles south of Jackson GA, the building is the site where
the Creek Inidans signed the Treaty of 1825, deeding all the the land
that is Georgia to the US. More information can be found at
www.buttscountyhistoricalsociety and
The nation's oldest state park is located across the street and there is a great
little shopping village down the street - fashion boutiqe, antiques, shopping,
Pinky's Cafe and an art gallery that will have a FREE FACE PAINTING
and hands-on art activities for kids. 770-775-5350 for information
and reservations for the vintage cottages available for overnight

Fayette Front Page
Georgia Front Page
Arts Across Georgia

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