Knap-In 2024

Moundville Archaeological Park 634 Mound State Parkway, Moundville, AL, United States

Moundville Archaeological Park will host its annual Knap-In on March 1-2, 2024. This stone tool maker event at will host flint knappers from all over the country. Knapping is the shaping of flint, chert, obsidian, or other conchoidal fracturing stone through the process of lithic reduction to manufacture stone tools. People have chipped rocks into tools and weapons for thousands of years. Native Americans knapped stone arrow and spear points, knife blades, scrapers, drills and many other tools and weapons. If you’re interested in learning to knap, or you just [...]