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Thursday, June 13, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
 

Meadowcroft Rockshelter in Washington County will be the site of a competition in the atlatl, a prehistoric spear-throwing device, noon to 5 p.m. June 15.

Beginners are allowed to participate in the event sanctioned by the World Atlatl Association, which will award points to the winner. Champions in each division will receive the Miller Point Award, named after farmer Albert Miller, who found a spear point in 1955 that led to an archaeological dig at Meadowcroft.

Admission is $12, $11 for seniors, $6 for students and those 6 to 17, and free to those below 5, Details: 412-454-6000 or www.heinzhistorycenter.org/meadowcroft.

— Bob Karlovits

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