Desoto State Park

Discover Archeology: Bain’s Gap Native American Village Site

Event Dates:
October 22, 2022, 7:00 pm
October 22, 2022, 8:00 pm
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Events In & Around DeSoto State Park:

Discover Archeology: Bain’s Gap Native American Village Site

Join us for a fun campfire talk in the Great Outdoors! Campfire Talks are a series of educational & entertaining programs located outside in DeSoto State Park. Campfire programs are held many Friday & Saturday evening (June –October) in our large campfire ring inside the improved campground. Talks are for all ages, & open to everyone!

Join JSU archaeologist, Dr. Kathryn Catlin for an interesting campfire talk about the fieldwork at the Woodland/Mississippian site at Bains' Gap near Anniston, AL. Info about this site gleaned from multiple field seasons reveals numerous storage pits, hearths, and post patterns dating from the Early Archaic up through the early Mississippian time periods.

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Where: DeSoto State Park-Fort Payne, Alabama. Campfire Ring in the Improved Campground (In case of inclement weather will be located in the CCC Pavilion in picnic area)

Fee: Free & open to everyone, no pre-registration required. For any details about the talk, email

Bain's Gap Site