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Previous Illinois Archaeology Today Sories from the ISAS Homepage.

Ancient Treasures Discovered on National Forest in Southern Illinois
[Posted June 5, 2012]

Dickson Mounds 20 Years Later
[Posted March 29, 2012]

Indian Mounds Park, Quincy, Illinois: A celebration and blessing of the moundsMay 19, 2012 10am-5pm
[Posted March 27, 2012]

Prairie Archaeology & Research, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation, and the Illinois Department of Nautral Resources Partner to Produce "Images of the Past"
[Posted July 25, 2011]

Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville Field School site Vandalized
[Posted June 16, 2011]

Cahokia Featured Story in National Geographic
[January 2011 Issue]

"Mississippian People of Madison County" Exhibits Opens at the Madison County Historical Museum and Archival Library

"Your Modern Archaeologist" Exhibit Opens at the Labor and Industry Museum in Belleville, IL

Broken pottery, arrowheads and other artifacts from archaeology in East St. Louis, some of which are from ISAS excavations in the old St. Louis national Stockyards.

"It's a chance for people to realize archaeologists are working right in our back yard," said Sandy Ramage, a museum board member and former Illinois State Archaeological Survey employee. "Archaeology work is going on all around us."

What: "Your Modern Archaeologist" exhibit

What: Artifacts from prehistoric and historic periods

Where: Labor and Industry Museum, 123 N. Church St. in Belleville, Illinois

Grand opening: 10 a.m. Saturday November 13, 2010

Archaeological talk:
 11 a.m. Saturday November 13, 2010

Admission: Free

Information: Call 618-222-9430


[posted November 4, 2010]



Editorial in The Telegraph Online Newspaper on U.S. 67 Excavations 

Joseph Craig and Jason Rein of Prairie Archaeology & Research were recognized at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology' Film Fest for their short film, The 78th Street Site (11S821). The 78th Street Site is a multi-component habitation located in East St. Louis, Illinois.

The video is available via the Prairie Archaeology & Research website and YouTube (embedded below).



[posted June 21, 2010]


Article from the Vol. 14 No. 1 Spring 010 issue of American Archaeology.


American Archaeology article



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