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Mount Brydges – Dust off your shoe box of treasures from the past and bring them out for Artifact Day on Sunday, July 19 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The staff of Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum will be joined by the members of the Ontario Archaeological Society to help identify your artifacts. Enjoy demonstrations by North American Champion Flint Knappers!
Try your hand at making your own treasure. Get ready to challenge your friends and family at some traditional Native games! Test your skills as a hunter with atlatl target throwing. This event is free with regular park admission. Park admission is at the Pay and Display machine at the entrance. Coin or credit card only, the rates are $4 per vehicle for 1.5 hours, $8 for 3.0 hours or stay the day for $12.00.
Pack a picnic lunch so you can spend a day in the park with your family and walk through the nature trails. Be sure to stop by the Turtle Trail Gift Shop in the Resource Centre featuring local First Nations crafts and stained glass pieces. For your visiting pleasure, we recommend you consider bringing insect repellent as we are located in a natural woodland setting.
Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum is located in the beautiful surroundings of Longwoods Road Conservation Area, 8348 Longwoods Road (Middlesex County Rd. 2), 6.5 km west of Delaware and 10 km east of Melbourne. Longwoods Road Conservation Area and Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum are owned and operated by the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority.
For further information contact:
Karen Mattila – Curator Ska-Nah-Doht Village and Museum
Forests & Habitat
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- “Spring experiential learning opportunities” Outdoor Ed Programs ‘Step Into Nature’ at Longwoods Road Conservation Area!
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