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Fossil Day

Bring fossils for expert identification, view special exhibits, and participate in a museum hunt for prizes and hands-on activities relating

Fossil Day

B. Mitchel Blake, Jr., State Geologist and Director of the West Virginia Geological and Economical Survey, will identify your fossils. There will also be hands-on activities for the whole family, a museum hunt, and a special display of fossils by members of the West Virginia Fossil Club.

Fossil Day

Fossil Day Saturday, September 16, 12:00 – 4:00 pm Bring your fossils for expert identification by Dr. Ronald Mc Dowell, Senior Research Geologist and Head of the Geoscience Section of the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey (WVGES). Family-oriented activities include finding a fossil, craft activities, and a film. Also, visit our display at the Elizabethtown Festival at the old West Virginia Penitentiary and stop at the Fall Festival on Jefferson Avenue.