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Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

Presented by Heinz History Center at Meadowcroft, PA

Sep 08 2018
Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter

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

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, 16,000-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

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$15 for History Center members; $30 for non-members

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401 Meadowcroft Road, PA