Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Gallery Talk

John James Audubon: The Birds of America Prints from the Collection of the Illinois State Museum
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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Who was Audubon and what makes his project so important? Illinois State Museum’s Curator of Art Douglas Stapleton will answer these questions in this Gallery Talk.

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”.

Artifact ID Day

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  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
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Museum staff and other experts will be available to identify your artifacts, rocks, fossils, animal bones, and perhaps anything else you may be curious about.

Weekend Knap-In

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  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Saturday, February 29, 2020 (All day) to Sunday, March 1, 2020 (All day)
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The public is welcome to view flint knapping demonstrations during the Museum’s 5th Annual Weekend Knap-In.

Fulton-Mason Eagle Day

  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Join us for the annual Fulton-Mason Eagle Day event. Activities include live raptor programs, hands-on activities and crafts for kids, and bird watching...

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