Mississippi Archaeology Month is held annually in October. For more information, visit the Mississippi Archaeological Association's Web site at:
Mississippi Archaeology is published semiannually by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in cooperation with the Mississippi Archaeological Association. For more information, visit the Web site at: http://www.msarchaeology.org/maa/journal.html.
Indian Mound Sites
You'll find everything you need to start exploring Mississippi's Indian Mound Sites at the website created by the National Register of Historical Places, http://www.nps.gov/history/NR/travel/mounds/index.htm. Native Americans who once inhabited the plains of Mississippi left their traces most visibly with the burial mounds they constructed. Information on the history of these mound sites, maps, and travel itineraries are all available on the website.
The Grand Village of the Natchez Indians is a prehistoric Native American village. It is a national landmark and has undergone archaeological excavations since 1930. Throughout the year there are events for both children and adults. For more information:
The Mississippi Valley Archeological Center
The Mississippi Valley Archaeological Center in La Crosse hosts a variety of events for children and adults. For more information, call 608-785-8463, or visit its Web site at:
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