September 17, 2015

Contact: Steph Deidrick

Van Meter State Park hosts Artifact Road Show Sept. 19

The public is invited to Van Meter State Park for the Annual Artifact Road Show. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Missouri’s American Indian Cultural Center.

Members of the Sedalia-West Central Chapter of the Missouri Archaeological Society will be on hand to help identify guest’s objects. Pieces of their collections will also be on display. Buying and selling of artifacts will not be permitted.

Entrance to Missouri’s American Indian Cultural center is free and open to the public. From May 1 through September 31, Missouri's American Indian Cultural Center is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. The center is closed Monday and Tuesday.

Van Meter State Park is located 12 miles northwest of Marshall on Highway 122. For more information, contact the park at 660-886-7537. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.