First Farmers of the Barren River Valley Exhibit

(270) 745-2592
1444 Kentucky Street | Bowling Green, KY 42101
Location: Kentucky Museum
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September 28 - June 29, 2024

Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Location: 1444 Kentucky Street, Kentucky Museum, KY

Phone: (270) 745-2592

Price: Free

This exhibition highlights diverse aspects of pre-contact Native American farm life in the Barren River valley. Utilizing results of recent excavations by the Kentucky Archaeological Survey, First Farmers displays and interprets findings related to technology, settlement, foodways, society/politics, and economics/trade that reveal life in a farming village circa 1200-1300 CE.  Opening Day of will be Thursday,  Sept 8, from 5pm-7pm and will be available to visit during museum hours Wednesday-Saturday 9AM-4PM through July 2024.

Sponsored by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

The Museum is open to the public  Wednesday through Saturday 9AM-4PM*. In accordance with WKU policy, masks are optional. For more information, please visit WKU Healthy on the Hill.

Individual visitors are welcome for self-guided visits on Wednesday through Saturday. ALL GROUPS must complete online reservation requests forms. 
https://www.wku.edu/kentuckymuseum/exhibits/exhibits_upcoming.

First Farmers of the Barren River Valley Exhibit