Hill Country Indian Artifacts offers a wide collection of artifacts found in Texas, many of which were discovered right in the Texas Hill Country. Owned and operated by Rob Bartell, who was born and raised in the Hill Country, Hill Country Indian Artifact Show started as a passion for discovering bits of history and has flourished into a large collection of ancient items.
The Hill Country’s First Inhabitants
A variety of Indian tribes originally lived in the Texas Hill Country, many of which were nomadic. Apache, Comanche, Tonkawa, and Waco are among the groups known to this area. Following buffalo herds, hunting, and gathering were the lifestyles of these people groups. Amazingly, artifacts from these tribes are still being discovered today!
Attend a Show
History unfolds as you browse through the extensive collection of items at a Hill Country Indian Artifact Show. Whether you’re a seasoned collector looking to add to your collection, or you’re simply interested in viewing pieces that have weathered time since long before we walked the earth, the items on display here are impressive. Ancient arrowheads, crystals, and pottery are some of the items you will see as you browse the showcases. Those looking for unique pieces of jewelry will not be disappointed with the collection offered here. From vintage Navajo pieces to necklaces strung with unique arrowheads, these trinkets both make a statement and preserve a bit of history.
A variety of collectors and vendors come together to display their wares at the Hill Country Indian Artifact Shows. Be sure to plan your travel to Fredericksburg around one of these events to experience a slice of the Hill Country’s history!
Plan Your Excursion to the Hill Country Indian Artifact Show
The Hill Country Indian Artifact Show, one of the top family things to do in Fredericksburg TX, is held at the Pioneer Pavilion at Lady Bird Johnson Park, located approximately 4 miles southwest of downtown Fredericksburg. Shows take place on select Saturdays from 8:00am – 4pm. Admission is $6 per person, with children ages 14 and younger entering for free. For show dates, check the Hill Country Indian Artifact website.
Stay Awhile to Enjoy the Park
Lady Bird Johnson Park spans 150 acres of green space, perfect for enjoying a day outdoors. Nature trails ramble alongside Live Oak Creek and the serene reservoir. Children will enjoy exploring multiple playgrounds onsite. Challenge the family to a game on the baseball field, basketball court, tennis court, or sand volleyball court, or spend some time fishing in the creek or swimming in the pool during summer months. Make a day of it and enjoy a picnic under one of the covered pavilions. There is something for the whole family to enjoy at this beautiful park!