2012 Springfield Mo Indian Artifact Show

May 11 - 12 , 2012 Friday 6pm-9pm and Saturday 8am-5pm

Affiliation: Greater St. Louis Archaeological Society

The 2012 6th Annual Springfield Indian Artifact Show was well attended by collectors selling and displaying artifacts. For this years show we had about 150 tables and collectors from seven states. 

On display at this year's show was the Bower Folsom which sold for $25,000 about a month ago. There regional local visitors who brought in artifacts they had found. One of the most interesting artifacts was a collection of over a thousand shell and glass beads that were found on a California orchard by the visitors father and family

The 2012 Springfield Indian Artifact Show award winners were as follows:

Best Of Show - Lonnie Hartline for his outstanding flint display

Best Personal Find - Mack Ashman for his 8-1/2" Sloan Dalton

Best Education - Dan Atkinson for his Ornaments and Pottery display

Award of Excellence - Ken Partain personal find for his Bannerstone

Award Of Excellence - Richard Whittle for his 6-1/2" Sloan Dalton

2012 Award Winners

This video was taken of the artifact show displays by Michael Karr.