Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

Saturday, November 2, 2019 • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Meadowcroft Rockshelter
$15 for History Center members; $30 for non-members | Register

Add to Calendar11/02/2019 10:00 AM11/02/2019 01:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkInsider Tour of Meadowcroft RockshelterEnjoy an exclusive insider tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., lead archaeologist on the site.Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic VillageMeadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic VillagefalseMM/DD/YYYY

Enjoy an exclusive Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter with James M. Adovasio, Ph.D., who achieved international acclaim with his archeological excavation of the Rockshelter in 1973. Dr. Adovasio will present a lecture and lead a special tour of the site.

Meadowcroft Rockshelter, the oldest site of human habitation in North America, is located in Avella, Pa., 35 miles southwest of Pittsburgh. The National Historic Landmark features a massive, 19,000-year-old rock overhang used by the region’s earliest inhabitants for shelter and was named one of the “Five Great Places to See Evidence of First Americans” by Smithsonian magazine.

Dr. Adovasio’s presentation begins at 10 a.m. in the visitor’s center with tours of the Rockshelter to immediately follow.


Insider tours of the Rockshelter with Dr. Adovasio cost $30. History Center members will receive a 50% discount by entering code: HHCMEMBER. You will be asked to verify membership at check-in. Space for each tour is limited, so advance registration is required.

Register for a tour on any of the following dates: June 29 | September 7 | October 13 | November 2


Please contact Meadowcroft at or 724-587-3412 with any questions.