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Indian Mounds of Wisconsin with Bob Birmingham

1615 Sherman Ave.
Janesville, WI 53704
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The Wisconsin Historical Society Speakers Bureau offers an exciting opportunity for our historians, curators and authors to visit your community and share the stories of our great state.

More mounds were built by ancient Native Americans in Wisconsin than in any other region of North America―between 15,000 and 20,000, at least 4,000 of which remain today. Most impressive are the effigy mounds, huge earthworks sculpted in the shapes of thunderbirds, water panthers, and other forms, not found anywhere else in the world in such concentrations. Written for general readers, it offers a comprehensive overview of these intriguing earthworks.

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