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Archaeology of the Upper Mississippi River Fur Trade

French, Native, and British Period Sites at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin ca. 1675-1815

Event Details

Thursday, February 8, 2018
7-8:15 p.m.
Wisconsin Historical Society (across from the Memorial Union)
Join the Charles E. Brown Chapter of the Wisconsin Archeological Society, as Ryan Howell presents the results of recent research into the archaeology and history of Prairie du Chien, one of Wisconsin's oldest continually-inhabited communities. During its history, the village was a neutral ground where American Indian, French, Spanish, British, African American, and Yankee peoples mingled and traded in relative peace.