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Tue, Nov 07


Town Creek Indian Mound, Mt Gilead, NC

CHES Town Creek Indian Mound Field Trip

Join other CHES Families at the historic Town Creek Indian Mound

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CHES Town Creek Indian Mound Field Trip
CHES Town Creek Indian Mound Field Trip

Time & Location

Nov 07, 2023, 1:30 PM – 3:45 PM

Town Creek Indian Mound, Mt Gilead, NC, 509 Town Creek Mound Rd, Mt Gilead, NC 27306, USA

About the Event

Join other CHES Families for a FIeld Trip to Town Creek Indian Mound in Mt Gilead, NC.  Town Creek Indian Mound is an unusual phenomenon in the history of North American archaeology.  While most archaeological sites are investigated for a few years before archaeologists move on to new locations, Town Creek, situated on Little River (a tributary of the Great Pee Dee in central North Carolina), has been the focus of a consistent program of archaeological research for more than half a century.  This research has contributed to scientific understanding of the original inhabitants of our continent and has provided educational opportunities for many graduate and undergraduate students in anthropology. Moreover, these contributions to science and higher education were made as the site contributed directly to public education.

Tuesday November 7th, from 1:30-3:45 pm.  Please arrive by 1:20 to check in and use restrooms before the tour begins.

Please  buy a ticket for each person in your family.  This price includes the tour plus a Pinch Pot Pottery activity.  

$4 per person ages 13 and up ($4.65 for PayPal fees)

$3 per person ages 5-12 ($3.62 for PayPal fees)

The Sign up deadline is November 3


Town Creek Indian Mound


GILEAD, NC 27306

Thank you, Chelsea Roberts, for setting this up!


  • Ages 13+

    Tour & Pinch Pot Pottery Activity

  • Ticket Age 5-12

    Tour & Pinch Pot Pottery Activity




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