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November 17, 2015

Portrait of a Frontiersman: James Smith

Of those captured by Indians in the 18th century, none was better adapted to life on the frontier than James Smith. Captured at the age of 18 while working on a Pennsylvania spur of the Braddock Road, his subsequent adoption by Kahnawake Mohawks set in motion a chain of events that would influence the rest of his life.

September 21, 2015

It’s Not Your Average Weekend

Each September, Meadowcroft steps back in time with a unique experience at the Prehistoric Indian Village for American Indian Heritage Weekend. Learn more about this weekend and what to expect.

March 30, 2015

How do they do it?: Recreating and Maintaining a Prehistoric Indian Village

While prehistoric villagers continually maintained their villages out of necessity, each winter the staff of Meadowcroft winterizes our recreated Prehistoric Indian Village. So with the thaw underway, we get to break out of our libraries, archives, and offices to spread our wings under the clear spring sky, to maintain and add features to the space.