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October 10, 2018

Top 10 Rockshelter Features

The Meadowcroft Rockshelter is a National Historic Landmark and a remarkable archaeological site which documents the presence of prehistoric people in Western Pennsylvania for at least the last 16,000 years. Here are the top 10 features of the site.

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September 13, 2018

Q&A with Reenactor Jeremy Turner

We talked to reenactor Jeremy Turner about living history and its importance in educating the public about the lives of his American Indian ancestors who once called the Ohio River Valley home. Turner will travel to Pittsburgh this month to help tell the story of the Delaware Treaty to mark its 240th anniversary.

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August 24, 2018

5 Questions with Dr. Adovasio

We talked with Dr. James Adovasio who, along with his University of Pittsburgh students, conducted an archaeological excavation of the Meadowcroft Rockshelter site on a farm owned by Albert Miller in Avella, Pa. Keep reading to see what Dr. Adovasio had to say about the excavation, the site’s history, and his annual Insider Tours.

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