Meeting Time: 11:00 AM
Meeting Place: Tennessee State Museum, lower level lobby
Hike Distance: Less than a mile (indoors)
Estimated Hike Time: 2 hours
Hike Leader: Friends of Long Hunter State Park member Anita Fischer
The Mississippian Period Native Americans once thrived in Middle Tennessee, inhabiting the area now known as Sellars Farm from 900 AD until about 1500 AD. To prepare for our upcoming Sellars Farm meetup event (Glimpse into the Past - Part 2 on March 15th), we will enjoy a self-learning tour on a imaginary trip to eras gone by to piece together their lifestyle and view the State's collection of artifacts.
Meet in the lower level lobby and look for Anita, who will be wearing a Friends of Long Hunter t-shirt.
This event is free and open to all ages.
Afterwards, participants may wish to get together for a late lunch at a nearby eating establishment. Another option is a hike/walk around downtown.
This event is sponsored by the Friends of Long Hunter State Park. (http://friendsoflonghunter.com)
** Note: It's not necessary for you to attend the Sellars Farm "Glimpse Into the Past - Part 2" Meetup event on March 15th in order to attend this event. You're welcome to attend both events or just one of them.
Directions to the Tennessee State Museum:
The Tennessee State Museum is located at 505 Deaderick St., Nashville, TN, 37243, in the lower level of the James K. Polk Cultural Center. You may enter the museum from the building entrances on Deaderick Street or 5th Avenue. For more info on directions, here is the museum link: http://www.tnmuseum.org/Visitors/Directions_%26_Map/
On Saturdays there is free parking at the street meters around the museum. You can also park in most government parking lots on weekends.