Illinois Valley Archaeological Society

Archaeology Talk at Dickson Mounds Focuses on a Settlement in Southern Illinois

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum Auditorium
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm
Miranda Yancey, Archaeological Site Files Technician, Illinois State Museum Research & Collections Center, Springfield, who will present a talk titled “Brooklyn Beginnings: The Settlement and Founders of a Historic Black Town in Southern Illinois”.

Archaeology Talk at Dickson Mounds Looks at the Adena Pipe from Ohio

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum Auditorium
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
Featured speaker will be Mike Turk, local resident and lifelong student of Archaeology and Philosophy, will present a talk titled “A New View on an ancient North American Pipe from the Documented Teaching of the Orient”. This event is free and the public

November 2019 Archaeology Talk at Dickson Mounds to Focus on the Ogden-Fettie Site

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum Auditorium
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Featured speaker will be Michael Wiant, Illinois State Museum—Dickson Mounds, Director Emeritus, will present a talk titled “An Overview of Archaeological Research at the Ogden-Fettie Site: A Middle Woodland Floodplain Earthwork Complex”.

August 2019 Archaeology Talk at Dickson Mounds Focuses on Tree Ring Dating

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum Auditorium
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 7:00pm
Featured speaker will be Dr. Glen Freimuth, Illinois State Museum, who will present a talk titled “Dendrochronology: Applications in Historic Prehistoric Archaeology”. This event is free and the public is invited to attend.

The Politics of Mississippian Stone Axe production and use in the Cahokian and Spoon River Areas

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Museum Auditorium
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 7:00pm
Featured speaker will be Dr. Greg Wilson, Social Archaeology Research Group, University of California, Santa Barbara. This event is free and the public is invited to attend. Refreshments will be available following the presentation.

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