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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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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.

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

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

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: A group of well-dressed men gather at the digging site 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...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Two men seated inside a tent at the digging site at Interstate Park.

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Description: View of a rock with an engraved plate reading, "Group of prehistoric Indian burial mounds and Winnebago village site. Marked by the Delavan Woman's Club -...

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Bear Effigy Mound

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of bear effigy mound outlined in chalk at Lake Koshkonong.

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Skull at Mechta

Date: 1927 

Description: A skull at the bottom of a excavation at Mechta. A digging pick has been included to show scale.

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Intaglio

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Intaglio, the only one still in existence in Wisconsin. There is a car on the road in the background.

Date: 1944-07-16 

Description: Dr. Albert Goetze, professor of Assyriology at Yale University, examining 4000 year old Sumarian cuneiform tablets from the Wisconsin State Historical Soci...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A large collection of fossils, owned by Thomas Greene, which are displayed in his home in glass-fronted wood shelves along the walls, and on top of a wood...

Learn how archaeological sites are protected in Wisconsin.

Date: 1930-04-15 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the Logan African Expedition, Berriche, Algeria. Six men and a toddler crouch or kneel in the foreground. Behind them men, and on...

Classroom Material

The Sinking of the Lucerne

Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show

Learn about how the Lucerne sank in the Chequamegon Bay in 1886

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Logan Museum Truck

Date: 1929-03-31 

Description: Logan Museum truck in the oasis of Feriana, Tunisia. The road is lined with large fleshy cactus and trees. A person is sitting in the driver's seat of the...

Date: 1919 

Description: Elevated view of a four-footed American Indian effigy mound on the grounds of the Mendota State Hospital (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1879-06 

Description: Tracing of a cave petroglyph depicting a human figure wearing headgear. A club is depicted to the right of the figure.

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Turtle Mound

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Description: View from roof of Forked tail turtle mound on grounds of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

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