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September 27, 2019

Cross Creek Cabin Construction

The European settlement of Cross Creek started in the early 1770s as families from the eastern parts of Maryland and Virginia began to move into the Ohio country. The primary goal of these early settlers was to clear land and make a shelter before winter set in.

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September 23, 2019

Plant Life at Meadowcroft

The flourishing plant life at Meadowcroft has been problematic and pleasant for all us outdoor enthusiasts. Walking the wooded areas is still the best way to acquaint oneself to the wide variety of plants that grow and thrive at Meadowcroft.

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August 26, 2019

How Do We Know People Used the Meadowcroft Rockshelter 19,000 Years Ago?

The Meadowcroft Rockshelter is a world-renowned archaeological site and a National Historic Landmark. It is an ideal campsite protected by a sandstone ledge high above Cross Creek. Prehistoric people camped there at least 19,000 years ago! But how do we know that?

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