NATCHTITOCHES – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) and the US Army Corps of Engineers, Grand Ecore Visitors Center (GEVC) are proud to announce the upcoming exhibit Ancient Mounds and Artifacts: Durable Reflections of Transitory Societies. This Irene W. and C.B. Pennington and Louisiana Board of Regents funded traveling exhibit, created by Dr. Rebecca Saunders, Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Sciences (LSUMNS) Associate Curator of Anthropology, chronicles the history and material culture of Native Americans in Louisiana from the 12,000 B.P. to A.D. 500.
Visitors to the exhibit will be presented with images and information on the earliest people to enter Louisiana and the development of Louisiana’s prehistoric pottery traditions, tools, ornamentation, housing, and monumental architecture. The exhibit also details the research methods that archaeologists use for examining the past and resources for those interested in seeing mounds in Louisiana.
The exhibit will be on display at the GEVC throughout February and will be available for viewing from 10a.m. to 4p.m. For more information on the exhibit please contact Steven Fullen, CRNHA Director of Interpretation, at 318-356-5555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.