Mock Digs, Living History, Interpretation, and Gault Site Tour
Sponsored by Bell County Museum
Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 12:00pm to Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 4:30pm
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 12:00pm to 4:30pm

Bell County Museum
201 N. Main St.
Belton, TX 76513
United States

During October, the Bell County Historical Museum offers three separate events that provide a glimpse into the past.

  • October 5, 12, 19, 26 Archaeology Pits Open for Digging, noon - 4:30 p.m. (drop-in event). Every Saturday in October, the Bell County Museum will conduct mock digs in two simulated excavation sites, a 1880s farmhouse and a 2000 BC campsite. Tools will be provided. Free.
  • October 12 Gault Site Tour, 8:30 a.m. - noon (pre-registration required). The Gault Site has been home to humans for over 13,000 years. The tour of the famous archeological site lasts about 2 1/2 hours over 1 mile of gentle terrain. Pre-registration is required and space is limited to 30 participants. Participants will meet at the museum's north parking lot and we will leave at 8:30 a.m. in our own vehicles. Maps will be provided, and a staff member will also guide drivers to the site. The site is about 30 minutes from Belton, TX, between Florence and Salado. The cost is $10 per person made payable to The Gault School.
  • October 19 Living History Program, noon - 4:30 p.m. (drop-in event). Curtis Carter, a living history interpreter, will bring a Cheyenne tipi with materials that depict a 1860s Cheyenne household. He will be dressed in Cheyenne attire and demonstrating toys, tools and other Cheyenne works. Free.


Contact Information
Troy Gray


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