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Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center


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Updated June 2, 2020

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  • Lecture - Late Prehistoric Native American Village in Downtown Onalaska

    Tuesday, January 17, 2017
    6:30 pm at Onalaska Public Library
    Kathy Stevenson

    Kathy Stevenson

    Wendy Holtz-Leith

    Wendy Holtz-Leith

    Archaeologists Kathy Stevenson and Wendy Holtz-Leith will discuss the site, including excavations at the Great River Landing location last summer. Stevenson is Operations Manager at the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and Holtz-Leith is an MVAC Senior Research Archaeologist. Typical artifacts from the village will be displayed.

    Area residents are invited to bring local archaeological finds for identification to the meeting, which is free and open to the public.  This event is hosted by the Onalaska Area Historical Society.