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June 27, 2018

Making Meadowcroft: From Historic Village to Historic Landmark

The varied interests of those involved in Meadowcroft’s growth created a diverse collection of buildings, artifacts, and archival material.

June 13, 2018

Prehistoric Hunting and the Atlatl

The atlatl (pronounced at-lat-tul) was ubiquitous. This simple weapon was a vital part of the prehistoric toolkit. Prehistoric people certainly understood its mechanical advantage over a spear thrown only with the hand. The atlatl is a launching stick.

May 30, 2018

Making Meadowcroft: From Camp to Village

The process of turning Meadowcroft from a recreational camp into a museum is well documented in a collection of work journals founder Albert Miller kept as the Millers, farm staff, volunteers, and contractors gradually built a memorial to their Cross Creek ancestors.