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Macoupin County Historical Society

The monthly program of the Macoupin County Historical Society will be on Monday, July 10, at 7 p.m. in the Ruyle Building on the Historical Society grounds in Carlinville.

The speaker for this month is Jason King from the Center for American Archeology and his topic is "The German site and Jersey Bluff Phase in the Lower Illinois Valley." The Late Woodland period (ca. 400-1200 CE) in the Illinois Valley is frequently overlooked and under-appreciated by archaeologists and the public, in part because of the often spectacular Hopewellian and Mississippian assemblages and mound building traditions...


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