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Dickson Mounds Museum

a new view of the past : Illinois State Museum

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Published by Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dickson Mounds Museum,
  • Archaeological museums and collections,
  • Antiquities,
  • Indians of North America

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Other titlesA new view of the past
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (7) pages :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26468776M
    OCLC/WorldCa32787053

    It is true that Dickson Mounds is not an authentic National Historic Site, but it is also true that there are some authentic National Historic Sites that are not operated by the National Park Service. One example from Illinois is the Chicago Portage National Historic Site, which is operated by the Cook County Forest Preserve District. - helped one summer on a dig here. Amazing and boring. See more ideas about One summer, Native american artifacts and Archaeology pins.

    Dickson Mounds Tot Time: Parents with young children are invited to Dickson Mounds Museum near Lewistown on Thurs., May 4 at a.m. for the monthly Tot Time program on ‘Wildflowers.’ Tots and their adults may enjoy learning about Illinois wildflowers as they explore the Museum’s grounds.   "The Dickson Mounds Controversy," WNYC, Ma Tape # WNYC Collection, - NYC Department of Records, Municipal Archives, New York City.

    The Dickson Mounds State Museum is a branch of the Illinois State Museum, a National Historic Site AND is one of the major on-site archaeological museums in the United States!. That is pretty impressive! If you want even more reason to visit, it also offers you an opportunity to explore the world of the American Indian in an awe inspiring journey thro years of human experience in the Location: Lewistown, IL. Mounds, IL, Mounds, IL [ - ] Dickson [ - ] Dickson, Poth, TX [ - ] Dickson.


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The Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a National Register Historic Site, is one of the major on-site archaeological museums in the United States.

It offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of the American Indian in an awe inspiring journey thro years of human experience in the Illinois River Valley.

Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds, Lewistown, Illinois. 3, likes 1, talking about this were here. The Illinois State Museum promotes discovery, lifelong learning, and stewardship of /5(84). Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds - N Dickson Mounds Rd, Lewistown, Illinois - Rated based on 84 Reviews "This historical gem is a /5(84).

Journals, North America, Native Americans. Illinois State Museum, Dickson Mounds Museum Anthropological Studies No.1 good+ wrappers/paperback p. Signed Dickson Mounds Museum book Harn. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Years ago my parents took me to Dickson Mounds to see the archeological dig on the site of an Indian civilization.

Now the "dig" is part of the museum, except there is no "dig". Just a very small collection of artifacts and a lot of audio-visual signage. When compared to the 4/5(46). Plan Your Visit. Dickson Mounds Museum is located in a rural area of West Central Illinois, near the Illinois River between the towns of Lewistown and Havana.

It is miles southwest of Chicago, 45 miles southwest of Peoria, and 60 miles northwest of Springfield. There's something for everyone in Spoon River Country -- history and natural.

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It's located in Lewistown, 45 miles from Springfield, the state capital. If you would like to spend a lot of time as close as possible to Dickson Mounds Museum, consider booking into the 1 listed accommodation option found within a radius of 6 miles of this.

Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a National Historic Site, is one of the major on-site archaeological museums in the United States.

It offers a unique opportunity to explore the world of the American Indian in an awe inspiring journey thro years of human experience in the Illinois River Valley.

Dickson Mounds Museum is an archaeological museum in Lewistown. Share 'Dickson Mounds Museum' The premier on-site archaeological museum, located 45 miles southwest of Peoria, interprets year history of American Indian cultures in Illinois through artifacts, interpretive exhibits, major multi-image productions, hands-on activities and a variety of public events in a rural on: N Dickson Mounds Rd.

The Prehistory of Dickson Mounds: The Dickson Excavation by Harn, Alan D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Enjoy your visit to Dickson Mounds Museum. Lewistown, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) from the state capital, Springfield, is where you will find it.

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Check out our best /5. Dickson Mounds Museum is 75 years old. Inchiropractor Don Dickson began to dig in the ancient burial mounds on his family farm. Instead of removing the bones from the graves he excavated, he removed only the dirt, leaving the bones and associated objects in place.

The Prehistory of Dickson Mounds: The Dickson Excavation (Reports of Investigations / Illinois Stat) [Harn, Alan D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Prehistory of Dickson Mounds: The Dickson Excavation (Reports of Investigations / Illinois Stat)Cited by: The Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, Illinois, is an archaeological museum which offers an insight into the history and culture of Native Americans in the Illinois River Valley.

Through artefacts, artwork and documents, the Dickson Mounds Museum, which is part of the Illinois State Museum, traces this history thro years.

Dickson Mounds Museum Themed Discovery Program video. This video is unavailable. Genre/Form: Bibliographies Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buikstra, Jane E.

Dickson Mounds site. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Museum. Red Lion Motor Lodge is located in Havana. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Dickson Mounds Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Riverfront Park and Rockwell Park.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harn, Alan D. Prehistory of Dickson Mounds. Springfield, Illinois State Museum, (OCoLC) Document Type.RESULTS – THE DICKSON MOUNDS MUSEUM: stThe weekend of Ap was the planned date for the Dickson Mounds Museum trip; the two students (David Friedman and Aki Akhauri) travelled to Lewistown that Friday and immediately set to work at the museum.

It is located along the spoon river in western Illinois on the Emiquon nature.The staff of Dickson Mounds Museum, especially Judith Franke, the director, and Sharon Santure, the program coordinator, have effectively turned the museum into a fully functioning regional cultural center, offering visitors a rich menu of special lectures and outstanding .