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Archaeologists hunt history in Cook County forest preserves
[July 20, 2015]

Common lightning whelk has extraordinary history
[July 20, 2015]

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The Kaskaskia Manuscripts: 1708–1816, A Calendar of Civil Documents in Colonial Illinois
by Lawrie Cena Dean and Margaret Kimball Brown

My Grandfather's Fluted Clovis Spear Point
by Darrell Ferguson



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