|OLG and DCRT
2016-17 through 2021-22
The Atchafalaya Heritage Area has been designated by Congress as a National Heritage Area.
Thanks for choosing to share this fascinating piece of Louisiana prehistory with your students!
The exhibit includes videos and books as well as artifacts and activities to teach your class about the Poverty Point site and culture. The activities contained within the exhibit are designed to teach, but also to be fun. When the Poverty Point unit is complete, please return all items included in the exhibit, including the clay, posters, and maps.
The exhibit will come to you in two pieces, a suitcase and a tube. The contents are listed below. For a more complete description read section 1 in the binder upon exhibit arrival.
|Poverty Point Objects||3||A|
|Beads||5 - mounted to lucite||C|
|Replica Stone Points||2 - mounted to lucite||E|
|Microliths and Stone Core||7 microliths and 1 stone core-mounted to lucite||F|
The exhibit is shipped on a Monday, arriving at your school the next day (Tuesday) around noon. You will need to ship the exhibit on Thursday of the following week via FedEx Ground or UPS Ground, so that it will arrive in Baton Rouge on the following day (Friday). That gives you six school days to use the exhibit. Please supply three 2- week intervals, in order of preference, when you reserve the exhibit.
You can pick up the exhibit on Tuesday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm at the Division of Archaeology in Baton Rouge (1051 North Third Street, Room 319) and return it by 4:00 pm Friday of the next week.
Or, you can receive the exhibit at your school via FedEx Ground and you can return it (to Division of Archaeology, 1051 North Third Street, Room 319, Baton Rouge, LA 70802) via FedEx Ground or UPS Ground. You will be responsible for the cost of return shipping, which will be about $50.
Reserve the Exhibit: