Artifact of the Month – March 2015

“WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN ARROWHEAD VERSUS A PROJECTILE POINT?” That’s a pretty common question heard in the Archaeology Wing of the Cave Creek Museum.  What regular people call arrowheads, archaeologists typically call “projectile points”, not   because it sounds more academic, but because stone, wood, bone, antler, copper and other raw material types were usedContinue Reading

Museum Nuggets – February 2015

Here is the link to view our February newsletter. Please note that when you click on the link you will see the version of the newsletter that is formatted for printing, assembling and mailing. So each digital page actually contains two printed pages. For example, the first digital page contains the first and last pagesContinue Reading

March 15th 2015 Home Tour

Your tickets will cost $35 if you order them before March 12. Tickets ordered after March 11 will cost $40. Please note that online ticket ordering is a 2 step process. 1) Complete the order form and click submit; 2) Make payment using the Museum’s PayPal payment gateway. Orders are not complete until both stepsContinue Reading

Artifact of the Month – January 2015

Prehistoric Native American “Mini-Pots” The Cave Creek Museum is proud to house and exhibit an extensive collection of prehistoric pottery, much of it collected from local and regional sites, at first by interested parties as they immigrated into the area; later by professional archaeologists. Some of the most intriguing pottery pieces are the “miniatures”.  AlthoughContinue Reading

February is Authors Month!

February marks the return of our popular Authors Series. Join us each Saturday in the Historic Church to listen to each author talk about his book and answer your questions. Each talk lasts approximately 45 minutes and is followed by a reception in the Museum’s auditorium for a book signing. Please click here to readContinue Reading

2014 Year End Fundraising Campaign

November 24, 2014 Dear Museum Members, Supporters and Friends, I am launching this year’s annual donation campaign a bit earlier than last year’s. That’s because we have added a new and convenient way for you to donate to the Museum just in time for the Holiday shopping season. The program is called AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile isContinue Reading

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