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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center


In the field.


Updated June 2, 2020

  • Schedule of Events will be updated throughout the year.
  • Information about regional archaeology events sponsored by other organizations can be found by visiting MVAC’s Facebook page.

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  • Artifact Show

    Saturday, March 04, 2017
    10am - 5pm at Valley View Mall, La Crosse, WI
    Adult/Family, Teachers, Youth

    Artifact ShowCome to Valley View Mall and see artifacts representing the area’s long history. Local collectors will display their personal collections, and MVAC staff will bring artifacts recovered from local excavations. Archaeologists will be on hand to answer questions. Bring in your own artifacts for help in their identification. Geri Schrab and Robert “Ernie” Boszhardt, coauthors of Hidden Thunder: Rock Art of the Upper Midwest, will be present for a book signing from noon to 3 pm.  Susan Steele, author of Alzheimer's, Archaeology, and the Armed Forces, will be present all day for a book signing.  Robert Keiper will be demonstrating flintknapping from 11 am to noon. Call MVAC at 608-785-8454 or e-mail Jean if you would like to display your artifacts.