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MVAC 2016 Public Field School

MVAC 2016 Public Field School

July 26, 2016

Click here to see pictures.               Click here to see videos. The 2016 MVAC public field school survived very hot and humid conditions to bring together middle school, high school, college undergraduate and graduate students,…

Donations Needed for Summer Youth Scholarships

Donations Needed for Summer Youth Scholarships

May 9, 2016

Every year we receive numerous requests for financial support from youth interested in participating in MVAC’s summer archaeology programs. This year we have limited funds available for scholarships. If you would like add to the scholarship fund, please click on…

2016 MVAC Volunteer Field Survey

2016 MVAC Volunteer Field Survey

May 9, 2016

Against the beautiful backdrop of the hills surrounding Coon Creek, 12 volunteers on the 2016 MVAC Public Field Survey examined 8 fields just west of Coon Valley, WI. We looked at four fields on the Norskedalen Heritage Center property that…

Mary Anna Evans Lecture Well Received

Mary Anna Evans Lecture Well Received

April 27, 2016

Mary Anna Evans, author of the Faye Longchamp archaeology mystery series, spoke to an interested audience of students and community members.  A number of people stayed after the lecture to have books signed and to chat with Ms. Evans.  The…

Gallagher’s Ireland Lecture Now Available Online

Gallagher’s Ireland Lecture Now Available Online

April 25, 2016

If you missed Jim Gallagher’s lecture last November – you can now see it online at WPT University Place at: http://wpt.org/University-Place/archaeological-places-ireland. Ireland is a country incredibly rich in well preserved and spectacular archeological sites and artifacts.   Jim Gallagher has traveled…