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East Central Archaeological Society

Welcome to the homepage of the East Central Archaeological Society.

The East Central Illinois Archaeological Society (ECIAS), a chapter of the Illinois Association for Advancement of Archaeology (IAAA) is an association of both professional and non-professional archaeologists who bring a variety of education, expertise and practical experience to the organization. The group sponsors free monthly programs on Illinois archaeology, conducts workshops, and coordinates volunteer work to support professional archaeologists in various ways. These volunteer efforts include ongoing laboratory work and seasonal maintenance of an archaeological site.

Meets at Urbana Free Library the third Thursday of the month (Sept thru May). Contact Fred Christensen, 401 Dropseed Drive, Savoy, IL 61874 or Doug Jackson, 602 S. Adams St., Philo, IL 61864.

Contact Us:

President: Fred Christensen

Editor of Illinois Antiquity: Alice Berkson