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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 26, 2022 – Join Washington State Park team members for a day filled with archaeology! From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, there will be flint knapping, atlatl throwing and other demonstrations and activities at Shelter #2 in the Big River Day-Use Area. 

At 2 p.m., visitors can take a guided tour of the park’s main petroglyph site, located across from Shelter #1/CCC Ridge Shelter. 

Washington State Park is located at 13041 State Highway 104 in De Soto. For more information, call 636-586-5768.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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