On Saturday, March 17 we participated in the Discovering History at Death Valley event. We shared our knowledge of Death Valley’s cultural history, displayed and discussed various historical artifacts, and explained our ongoing preservation work at Ryan as well as some the DVC’s other projects in Death Valley. Thanks to all who attended and made this fun event possible.
Discovering History at Death Valley
DEATH VALLEY, CA – In partnership with the Death Valley Conservancy, Death Valley National Park is hosting Discovering History Day on Saturday, March 17 from 9 am-1 pm at the Furnace Creek Visitor Center. Family-friendly activities will include creating pictographs, excavating replica artifacts, a flintknapping demonstration and an atlatl throwing event. Exhibits will showcase national monuments across the southwest and highlight wilderness areas in Death Valley. Starting at 2 pm, Dr. Judy Palmer will do a special presentation about the colorful history of women in Death Valley. Throughout the day, historians from the Death Valley Conservancy and park rangers will share their knowledge about Death Valley’s cultural resources. This event is free and open to the public with the normal entrance fee or an interagency pass.