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Date: 2013-08-05 

Description: Underwater view of two archeologists surveying a portion of the "Lakeland." The divers are using cameras, with three or four strobes attached by an arm sys...

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Linear Mounds

Date: 1905-08 

Description: A visitor takes in the sight of three linear burial mounds at the Sure-Johnson mound group south of McFarland, Wisconsin.

Date: 2009-08 

Description: Archaeological overhead view site plan of the schooner "Northerner." Labels indicate various parts of the ship that remain. On the left is a map scale and...

Use the interactive web-feature, The Mammoth Mystery, to teach students about Wisconsin archaeology, Paleo Indians, and the Kenosha County Mammoth

Date: 2005-06-10 

Description: Underwater view of algae and mussels living on the engine mount of the sunken "Louisiana." To the left, an underwater archeologist is surveying the site.

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.

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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.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Field Trip

Take a field trip to the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison! Students will learn about Wisconsin archaeology, the fur trade, and native people.

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"Appomattox"

Date: 2007-08 

Description: Underwater view of the "Apomattox's" floor keelsons near the bow.

Speakers Bureau

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

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About the State Archaeology Program

Learn how the State Archaeology Program serves the public.

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...

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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.

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Bison Bones

Date: 1936-10-09 ca.

Description: Bones of a bison still in the earth as found.

Date: 2014-08-03 

Description: Underwater view of an archeologist surveying the site of the sunken "Milwaukee." The archeologist is swimming over a measuring tape, which runs from the sh...

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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...

Date: 1896 

Description: A group photograph of Violet Lee Dousman (back row, 3rd from left) and her fellow travelers, guides and Egyptians on a trip to Giza, Egypt. Five people are...

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