Dickson Mounds, Lewistown

Seeing Beneath the Ground: Geophysics and Recent Archaeological Explorations and Discoveries in Illinois

Russell Quick with the magnatometer
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Illinois Valley Archaeological Society (IVAS) will meet at the Dickson Mounds Museum. Featured speaker will be Dr. Thomas J. Loebel, Cultural Resource Coordinator, Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Prairie Research Institute, UIUC.

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Illinois Wild Animals
Illinois Wild Animals
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Discovery Center
Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Learn about wild native mammals through skulls, skins, tracks, and scat.

Artifact ID Day

Artifact Identification
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Activity Room
Sunday, March 5, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Museum staff and other experts will be available to identify your artifacts, and perhaps anything else you may be curious about. If you don’t have any items to identify, be sure to stop in anyway to see these artifacts and live demonstrations.

Weekend Knap-in

Flintnapping Demonstration
  • Dickson Mounds, Lewistown
Activity Room
Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
The public is welcome to view flint knapping demonstrations during the Museum’s Third Annual Weekend Knap-In.


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