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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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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 19,000 years. Here are the top 10 features of the site.

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September 13, 2018

Q&A with Re-enactor Jeremy Turner

We talked to re-enactor 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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