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The Lewis County Museum of Natural History & Hohenwald Discovery Center serves as a great place for touring Hosenwald. The Museum enables visitors to learn more about the history of Lewis County, starting from the prehistoric people who built camps on the site.

It features the outdoor discovery trail that narrates the adaptation process of the humans to their natural environment. This 4-acre site is also used by students studying the property?s effects on the insect population and animals that feed on those insects.

Visitors to the Museum will be able to see the oldest pottery shards that were uncovered in the Southern America, Exhibits on the early American settlement, the Civil War, the Gordonsburg Mining, and Swiss settlement. Wild Game trophies from the western hemisphere are also included in the collection, which were acquired by Dan and Margaret Maddox.

Other main highlights of the Museum include the replica of Lewis and Clarks Fort Mandan, an era cabin from the 1800?s, and the Ice House classroom. Recordings of the voices of Dan and Margaret Maddox can are available for playing and original stones that cover the grave of Meriwether Lewis can be seen.
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