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Fossils at the Fort (TN)

April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The sixth annual Fossils at the Fort is Saturday, April 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fort Negley Visitors Center and Park. The event is free and will take place rain or shine.

At the April 7 event, participants will be able to:

  • bring fossils for fossil identification;
  • plot and identify major events on a giant timeline;
  • discover and take home 400-million-year-old fossils from a collection site donated by Vulcan Materials Co.; and
  • enjoy student-led presentations and tours about Tennessee’s ancient past, including learning about bizarre details of early life, dinosaurs from Alaska, saber-toothed cats and our ancestors.