Tuesday, September 15, 2015
La Crosse, South Side Neighborhood Center
Visit local archaeological sites and see where over 12,000 years of Native American occupation took place. Tour is led by Wendy Holtz-Leith, Senior Research Archaeologist from MVAC. Contact City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry for more information. (Registration Deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015) Cost per participant: $4.
Open House at MVAC – Introducing the New Department of Archaeology & Anthropology
Thursday, September 24, 2015
3:50 - 5:30 pm
UWL Archaeology Center and Laboratories Building
The Open House will celebrate the new UWL Department of Archaeology & Anthropology, the only department of its kind anywhere in the United States. The Open House will include a cash bar and light refreshments.
Bill Gresens’ Archaeology Book Review for September 2015 Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth (four trowels)
British archaeologist John Somerville learns that his passion for digging up history counts for little in 1914 Mesopotamia as the world braces for the global madness that will become known as the Great War, and later World War I. (Image: Bill Gresens setting up a unit during the 2015 MVAC Public Field School.)