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Archaeological History - Indian Country Wisconsin __ You will find brief discussion on Wisconsin archaeology, generally representing the views of archaeologists and anthropologists. - From mpm.edu - http://www.mpm.edu/wirp/ICW-22.html

 

Archaeological Survey of Timber Coulee __ A student paper appearing in the Journal of Undergraduate Research volume 1, 1998. A PDF file - From uwlax.edu / Ryan Letterly - http://murphylibrary.uwlax.edu/digital/jur/1998/Letterly.pdf  


Archaeology at the Wisconsin Historical Society __ You will find wide ranging information about history and archaeology. There is information about how to get involved, a general description of 'archaeology' and much more. - illustrated - From Wisconsin Historical Society - http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/archaeology/

 

Aztalan State Park __ "This park contains one of Wisconsin's most important archaeological sites. It showcases an ancient Middle-Mississippian village and ceremonial complex that thrived between A.D. 1000 and 1300."  General information, video and more. - illustrated - From Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources - http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/parks/specific/aztalan/

 

Category:Archaeological sites in Wisconsin __ Index of articles relating to Wisconsin archaeology found in Wikipedia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Archaeological_sites_in_Wisconsin  


Central Wisconsin Archaeology Center __ "Since October of 1997, the Central Wisconsin Archaeology Center (CWAC) has dedicated itself to the recovery and preservation of Central Wisconsin's cultural resources for this and future generations. CWAC pursues scientific excellence while encouraging public education and an appreciation of the past." - From Central Wisconsin Archaeology Center - http://www.uwsp.edu/special/cwac/

 

Copper Culture State Park __ Learn about the archaeological research in this park and a bit about the Copper Culture. - illustrated - From The Oconto County, WIGenWeb Project - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wioconto/CopperCultureStatePark1.htm  


dig: Wisconsin Archaeology Events __ "dig's guide to special archaeological programs, events, and exhibits in Wisconsin" - From digonsite.com - http://www.digonsite.com/guide/wisconsin.html 

 


 
Green Bay - Wisconsin's French Connections ARCHAEOLOGY in Wisconsin __ Learn about archaeological research at one of the earliest French encampments in Wisconsin in Perrot State Park, north of La Crosse along the Mississippi River. - From Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/uwgb.edu - http://www.uwgb.edu/wisfrench/library/articles/arch.htm


Historical Page __ Here you will find reports and can read about "The 1927 Aerial Photography of a Wisconsin Effigy Mound (upper Midwestern United States)" There are links to more recent information about the mound too. - illustrated - From nmia.com - http://www.nmia.com/~jaybird/AANewsletter/Historical_Page.html

 

La Cross History Unbound - Archaeology __ You will find a series of  click-to-read papers and theses about archaeology and history in the La Cross region. - From lacrossehistory.org - http://lacrossehistory.org/archaeology/archaeology.htm  


Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center: Wisconsin Sites: Silver Mound-A Quarry Site __ "Silver Mound in Jackson County is a good example of a "quarry site" where people gathered the stones to make their tools. Although the name implies that it contains silver, Silver Mound has no silver."  A brief article with lots of links to other Wisconsin resources. - illustrated - From uwlax.edu - http://www.uwlax.edu/mvac/preeuropeanpeople/earlycultures/wisconsin_sites.html

 

Native Americans and the Lakeshore Nature Preserve __ A two page article about the mound groups and ancient people of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve. - illustrated - From wisc.edu - http://www.lakeshorepreserve.wisc.edu/landscape/nativeamericans_1.htm

 

Office of the State Archaeologist at the Wisconsin Historical Society __ "The office of the Wisconsin State Archaeologist is a part of the Division of Historic Preservation."  Learn about the office, responsibilities, goals and accomplishments. - From wisconsinhistory.org - http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/archaeology/osa/ 

 

  

Preservation of Wisconsin Archaeological Sites __ "It is estimated that nearly 80% of the archaeological sites that once existed in the state have been destroyed or severely damaged, primarily by modern land practices such as development and farming. Many sites have also been damaged by looting."  Learn what is already in place to protect them. - From wisconsinhistory.org - http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/archaeology/preserve/ 


Silver Mound Archeological District __ You will find a brief overview of this Wisconsin archaeological site. - From National Park Service - http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1143652485&ResourceType=Site

 

Site Yields Evidence Of Farming (Wisconsin, 12,000 Year Ago Site) __ "You don't get many sites like this in Wisconsin archaeology," said James Clark Jr., researcher for the university's Center for Archaeology Research. "We have multiple occupations over thousands of years here."  A brief article and comments. - From freerepublic.com - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/975194/posts

 

Using Archaeology to Learn about Wisconsin’s First People Lesson Plan __ A 4th grade lesson plan about archaeology and Wisconsin's early people.  Goals, procedure and materials - From esmartweb.com - http://www.socialstudies.esmartweb.com/HTMLteacherprofiles/MMLessonPlan.htm  

 


 
Wisconsin Archeological Society __ "The Wisconsin Archeological Society is an organization made up of individuals with an interest in Wisconsin's Historic and Prehistoric past. The Society was incorporated in 1903 and produces The Wisconsin Archeologist." Learn about the society, its goals and plans for the future. - From Wisconsin Archaeological Society - http://www.uwm.edu/Org/WAS/

 

Wisconsin Archaeological Survey - Since 1997 __ "The Wisconsin Archeological Survey is a professional organization formed to provide guidance and support for archaeological research throughout the state of Wisconsin."  By-laws, officers, and more. - From uwm.edu - http://www4.uwm.edu/Org/was/WASurvey/

 

Wisconsin Archaeology Museum Directory __ List of archaeology museums in Wisconsin. - museumsusa.org - http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/?k=1271407%2CCategoryID%3A1601640%3BState%3AWI%3Bdirectoryid%3A200454

 

Wisconsin Maritime Trails - Underwater Archaeology __ "Underwater archaeologists in Wisconsin study a wide spectrum of submerged cultural remains. These sites have included a 1,800 year-old dugout canoe, an inundated 18th century fur trading site, and 19th and 20th century shipwrecks."  Learn about the importance of underwater archaeology to Wisconsin. - illustrated - From maritimetrails.org - http://www.maritimetrails.org/underwater_archaeology.php   
Wisconsin Preservation Plan Profile __ Learn how the state plans to protect its historic and archaeological sites. - From National Park Service - http://www.cr.nps.gov/hps/pad/stateplans/wisconsin.htm

 

Wisconsin's Cave of Wonders - Archaeology __ "Over one hundred 1,300-year-old charcoal drawings and engravings have been found in a cave in southwestern Wisconsin."  Learn about the research and what has been done to protect them. -  From archaeology.org - http://www.archaeology.org/online/news/wisconsin/

 



 

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