The Life and Times of the First Tennesseans

Grades: 5, 9-12

Ever wanted to do an archaeological dig?  With this trunk, your classroom will turn into an archaeology lab. Students will investigate real and replica artifacts from the Mississippian moundbuilders in Tennessee to learn about their rich and complex culture.  What did they eat?  How did they hunt?  What games did they play?  Your students will even have the opportunity to hold and study real pottery sherds made by the hands of a Mississippian Indian over 500 years ago. 

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The State Museum is currently CLOSED at this location and scheduled to open at a NEW location in October 2018
Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

The Tennessee Military Branch Museum is open for visitors.
Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
301 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37243
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The State Museum is currently CLOSED at this location and scheduled to open at a NEW location in October 2018
Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1120
(615) 741-2692
TOLL-FREE: 800-407-4324
museuminfo@tnmuseum.org

The Tennessee Military Branch Museum is open for visitors.
Tues.- Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
301 6th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37243
FREE ADMISSION
 

 

 

 

 
 
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