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Uncovering the Unknown, Unique, and (sometimes) Unclear Past: A Report on the Summer 2018 Archaeological Excavations at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

Dates: Now - Mar. 5, 2019
Times: 7:00PM-8:00PM, doors open at 6:30PM
Category: Education/History
Location: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, 30239 South State Route 53, Wilmington, IL 60481
Phone: 815-423-6370
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RSVPs are required. Dr. Madeleine McLeester – University of Notre Dame Professor Mark Schurr – University of Notre Dame Dr. Terrance Martin – Illinois State Museum

The 2018 Passport in Time excavation at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie continues to uncover rare and interesting artifacts that are reshaping Midwestern archaeology. Come learn about the recent finds, archaeology of the region, and artifact analyses currently underway. Stick around after the lecture to see some of the artifacts displayed by Midewin volunteers.

What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Joliet Slammers Baseball
Grundy County Corn Festival

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