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    Russell Cave

    National Monument Alabama

Girl Scouts

Scouts learning about the Native Wildflowers

Girl Scouts learning about the native wildflowers' medicinal uses.

Emily Paris, TRT

To learn more about scout projects and how to earn merit badges in the park email Mary Dawson, Scout Coordinator, or call her at 256-495-2672.

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Did You Know?

Atlatal and Spear

The atlatl, a spear thrower, was used for hunting at Russell Cave National Monument. This tool multiplies the force and distance of the spear and acts as an arm extension. The archeological evidence at this site includes deer antler hooks, deer antler handles, and stone weights.