Wilderness Skills
Nov. 04 2023
Fort Ancient Earthworks & Nature Preserve 6123 State Route 350, Oregonia, OH, USA Open in Google Map
Noon–4 p.m.

Participants will learn about techniques of hunting, fishing, tanning and trapping with Keith Bengston. During this presentation, information will be given on how to set traps, tan hides and make jerky among other skills to live in the natural world.
Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for possible changing Ohio weather as we will be outdoors. This is ongoing throughout the afternoon.

Keith Bengston is a long time employee of the Ohio History Connection, former site manager of Fort Hill, Serpent Mound, and SunWatch Indian Village with the Dayton Society of Natural History. He is currently employed at Fort Ancient. Keith holds a B.A. degree in U.S. History and Native American Studies from Northland College in northern Wisconsin. He studied extensively with members of the Ojibwe Nation and numerous museums.

General site admission for non-members. Regular site admission: $7/Adults, $6/Children (6-17) & Seniors (60+), Under 5/Free.

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