1937 CCC archaeology at Pere Marquette State Park, Jersey County, Illinois

Kenneth B. Farnsworth

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Abstract

The article discusses the archaeological excavations done by the Civilian Conservation Corps at Pere Marquette State Park, Jersey County, Illinois. The author reports that during the construction of the park in 1937, prehistoric artifacts were unearthed. The author states that John Rinaldo was given the responsibility over the study of the archaeological remains on the site. The article also presents a summary of Rinaldo's field journal on the Pere Marquette surveys and excavations, from June 1 to August 20, 1937.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23--28
JournalIllinois Antiquity
Volume43
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2008

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