Living History

6/29/2024 | Washington State Park | De Soto, MO

Petroglyph Tour – 2 p.m. at petroglyph site

Park staff will offer a tour of the petroglyphs, the park's history carved in stone! Learn about the Mississippian-era carvings, the culture and community who created them, and possible interpretations. Enjoy a short stroll on a covered walkway with interpretive panels highlighting the cultural features.

Making Moccasins – 4 p.m. at the amphitheater

Make your own moccasin slippers! Staff will show you how to trace and sew your own fabric footwear, and they will provide assistance as needed. You will have the opportunity to decorate your creation with personalized beadwork.

Tribal Information and Native Food – 6 p.m. at the amphitheater

Learn about some of the differences in beliefs and practices between different American Indian tribes. Sample some foods American Indians might have eaten, and learn about farming and hunting practices they might have used.

This event is free and open to the public, and there is no need to register. For more information, call the park office at 636-586-5768.

Event time: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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Washington State Park is located at:

13041 State Highway 104, De Soto, MO | 636-586-5768

Associated activities

  • Interpretive Programs