Chief Vann House Historic Site

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Homeschool Day: Orienteering
Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021 1 AM to 3 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Participants will view topographs, learn about 20th century survey techniques, and practice compass skills on an orienteering course. We will have some compasses for loan during the program but guests can bring their own. Spaces are limited, this program is outside and weather permitting. Call to pre-register! $5.50 706-695-2598.

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Archaeology Day at the Vann House
Saturday, May 15, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Need a fun way to teach your kids about archaeology? Take part in Archaeology themed activities at the Vann House. Kids can discover "artifacts" in our dig-boxes, learn more about ancient pottery by creating pottery of their own, see actual Vann House historic artifacts, talk to archaeologists, see stone blades being knapped, and more. $5.50-$6.50 706-695-2598.
DIRT Event 

Saturday, August 14, 2021

DIY Atlatl and Darts: Tribal survival tools
Saturday, Aug 14, 2021 to Sunday, Aug 15, 2021 10 AM to 4 AM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
The Atlatl and throwing dart is a highly effective hunting technology that has been used by many cultures across the globe, including Native Americans. You will build your own atlatl and receive supplies to continue your crafting at home. This class is open to ages 13+. Call to pre-register, limited spots available. $50. 706-695-2598.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

DIY Flint Knapping/Arrowhead Crafting
Saturday, Sep 18, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Learn how native people around the globe have used traditional methods to manufacture stone tools. You will create multiple stone tools by the end of class and leave with everything needed to create more, including your own pressure flaker. This class is open to ages 13+. Limited spots available, call to pre-register. $50. 706-695-2598.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

DIY Cord Crafting
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 9 AM to 12 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
In tribal times, good rope could mean the difference between starvation or survival. In this class you will craft your own cordage, and leave with materials to continue your crafting at home. This class is open to ages 13+ with an adult guardian present for youth 17 and under. Limited spots available, call to pre-register. $40. 706-695-2598.
DIY Natural Glue Crafting
Saturday, Oct 16, 2021 1 PM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Before super-glue and duct tape, people still required adhesives to aid in daily survival skills. Participants in this class will learn to make their own glue from natural elements. This class is open to ages 13+ with an adult guardian present for youth 17 and under. Limited spots available, call to pre-register. $40. 706-695-2598.