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Date: 2015-06-22 

Description: Underwater starboard view of the "Lakeland." While the ship remains largely intact, it is split in half, with the back end of the ship in the background, a...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Archaeological overhead view site plan of the schooner "Pathfinder." Labels indicate various parts of the ship that remain, showing how much of the ship re...

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Description: Tent covering the excavation site of the bones of extinct bison. Milo Mickelson and Lester Giesler stand in the doorway of the tent.

Photograph

Indian Petroglyphs

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Norb Bybee shoots a self-portrait with his camera of petroglyphs that are carved in the face of a rock shelter near Gullikson's Glen.

Speakers Bureau

Amy Rosebrough is a WHS Historic Preservation member and a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society Speakers Bureau.

Date: 2006-08 

Description: Archaeological site plan of the schooner "Rouse Simmons." The wreck is drawn in great detail, showing the damage to the deck, along with the broken masts a...

Photograph

Flint Weapon Points

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Description: Five examples of typical Wisconsin flint weapon points. The upper row of points are notched sides and base, and the lower are notched convex base.

Date: 2005-06-10 

Description: Underwater view of an underwater archeologist investigating the drift pins of the "Louisiana." Algae and mussels are covering most of the wood of the ship.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Archaeological overhead view site plan of the scow schooner "Success." Labels indicate various parts of the ship that remain and how much of the wreck rema...

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Description: Five examples of typical Wisconsin flint weapon points found at Interstate Park.

Date: 1927-03-23 

Description: Ensemble of diggings at Ali Bacha. View looking downhill towards three men working on an archaeological excavation in Algeria, Africa. On the left an indig...

Map or Atlas

Map of Bones

Date:  date unknown

Description: Map of location of bones, used in bison excavation project.

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Description: Vernon and Cathrine Steger proudly display a lifetime collection of Native American artifacts found on their farm.

Photograph

Jaw Bone

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The jaw bone of a bison as found in the earth.

Historical Essay

Oldest Toast in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Charred bread slices recovered from the Alden's Corners archaeological site in Dane County, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2002.211.1,3,5)

Speakers Bureau

John Broihahn is a WHS Historic Preservation member and a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society Speakers Bureau.

Date: 1927-01-26 

Description: Alonzo Pond poses sitting and holding a pickaxe next to a block of earth showing the composition of the escargotiere (an old dump for domestic waste). Here...

Date: 1911-06 

Description: A field party of members of the Wisconsin Archaeological Society visit an effigy mound at Big Bend. The men are dressed in suits and hats.

Photograph

Turtle Effigy Mound

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Description: A turtle effigy mound on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, outlined by melting snow.

Date: 2015-05-12 

Description: Underwater view of the bow of the "Pathfinder." Algae is growing along the sides, and clumps of sand are on the ship. A maritime archeologist is surveying...

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