Long before woolly mammoths roamed the frozen plains,
long before dinosaurs existed, Indiana was covered by a shallow sea teaming with life.
The fossils found in the Whitewater Valley give us some idea of what life was like in Indiana 445 million years ago.
To participate in the program:
Step 1. Pick up a Whitewater Valley Fossil Trail Passport at the Old National Road Welcome Center in Richmond, IN or the Joseph Moore Museum on the campus of Earlham College
Step 2. Explore the Whitewater Valley and collect at least 5 fossils
Old National Road Welcome Center
5701 National Road East, Richmond, IN 47374
Joseph Moore Museum at Earlham College
801 National Road West, Richmond, IN 47374