Rare Double Axes On Display At Skunk River Artifact Show

The fourth annual Skunk River Artifact Show features a couple of rare axes this year. The Show is Saturday, June 21 at the Keokuk County Expo.

The two featured axes are unusual ones. One of the axes is double bitted and is not from Keokuk County and was found some time ago. The other axe is double grooved and was found in Keokuk County earlier this year.

Another popular attraction at this educational show is some of the woolly mammoth bones discovered on a farm near Keokuk County. Many of the bones have been sold to the Mahaska County Conservation program, but several more are on display at this show. The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History is conducting the mammoth dig.

Read the full article in the June 18 edition of the News-Review.