1
.

Learn about how archaeologist explore underwater shipwrecks

Learn how artifacts are conserved after they have been excavated from their underwater resting places

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

Learn how archaeological sites are protected in Wisconsin.

Organizational Description

About the Museum Archaeology Program (MAP)

Learn about the history, outreach and services of the Society's Museum Archaeology Program.

Learn what the standards and expectations are for archaeologists working within Wisconsin's human burial sites.

Learn how this landowner handled the discovery of human remains on her property.

Don't panic! Stop what you are doing and read this article. The Wisconsin Historical Society can help.

Organizational Description

About the State Archaeology Program

Learn how the State Archaeology Program serves the public.

What steps should you take to research burial sites prior to conducting a field project? Read more to find out.

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

Historical Essay

First Peoples

The History of Paleo-Indians in Wisconsin

Learn about the Paleo-Indians who first inhabited the Wisconsin territory and the archaeological excavations that have revealed their culture.

Underwater Archaeology

Learn about why there were so many shipwrecks in the 1800s off Wisconsin's shores.

For Properties with Human Burial Sites

Do you own a human burial site in Wisconsin? Learn about your rights and responsibilities under state law.

Inquire about in-person presentations by archaeologists from the Wisconsin Historical Society.

A Guide for Archaeologists

Ensure you are complying with Wisconsin's burial sites laws.

Learn about current Wisconsin Historical Society guidelines for the documentation of human burial sites.
1

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.