Archaeological Resource Management in the Forest Preserves of Cook County: Connecting Chicago’s Past with its Present Community

Paula J. Porubcan Branstner, Andy Johnson, Tarencia Brooks

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Abstract

Over 600 archaeological sites are located within the Forest Preserves of Cook County, representing 12,000 years of continuous human occupation in the Chicago area. A unique Greencorps Chicago program gives interns the opportunity to work one-on-one with Illinois State Archaeological Survey professionals, connecting with the region’s history while assisting in critical resource management projects.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationWild Things Conference 2017
StatePublished - 2017

Keywords

  • ISAS

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