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For Kids > A Long Time Ago A Long Time Ago

CLUES TO OUR PAST

There are many natural wonders in our environment that give us clues to the past. 
Many of these things tell us about the people who live (and used to live) in Indiana.

Want to learn more about Indiana, it's history and the people that
used to live here? Here are some things to get you started on that journey.


... A LONG TIME AGO

Pottery

 


Archaeology - Connecting to our past

Cemeteries

Kids making pottery 
Kids at Falls of the Ohio State Park learning to make
pottery the way that Native Americans did.

  • Symbols in cemeteries - Many tombstones in cemeteries have symbols engraved on them. Do you know the meaning of some of those symbols?

Indians

Fossils