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  Rediscovering Sac and Fox Villages on Henderson Creek   

Rediscovering Sac and Fox Villages on Henderson Creek

  • Location: ISM Dickson Mounds Museum, Lewistown
  • Date: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The next Illinois Valley Archaeological Society (IVAS) lecture will be Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. featuring Kelvin Sampson, Dickson Mounds Museum, presenting "Rediscovering Sac and Fox Villages on Henderson Creek".  The monthly program is held at the Dickson Mounds Museum auditorium.
Mr. Sampson will discuss the discovery of late 18th and early 19th century artifacts near the mouth of Henderson Creek corresponds to the locations of documented Sac and Fox villages.  Zebulon Pike describes the general vicinity of a Sac village along Henderson Creek in 1805.  Tama or Taimah’s village is also documented to have been in the area until 1829.  The diverse assemblage of artifacts provides insight into domestic, economic, and political life in the village.  IVAS programs are free of charge and the public is welcome.  For more information call 309.547.3721.

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