Lee Preston taught history and anthropology for the Howard County Public School System and for Howard Community College. In addition to writing curricula for both, Mr. Preston is also the author of the widely referenced book “Archaeology in Howard County and Beyond.” He is the former president of the Upper Patuxent Archaeology Group and president emeritus of the Friends of the Patapsco Female Institute.
Native Americans utilized stone, bone, clay, and wood among other materials to create the necessary tools to adapt to the natural environment. How they made the tools necessary for survival and examples of them will highlight this in-depth look at survival strategies dating to over 12,000 years ago. Stone tool-making techniques will include a demonstration of percussion and pressure flaking, as well as examples of key diagnostic stone tools.
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*FREE for Historical Society Members, $5.00 for non-members (online and at the door).
*Free parking is available in the Court House Drive lot, located up the hill at the top of Old Ellicott City, in walking distance from the Museums and former Circuit Court.