The Wisconsin Archeological Society is a not for profit organization run and staffed by volunteers. The Society has been around since the late 1800s, operating out of the Milwaukee Public Museum. It later became incorporated in the State of Wisconsin in 1901.
Over the course of its 100+ year history the Society has undergone many changes, but the one element that has remained constant is the publication of The Wisconsin Archeologist. The Archeologist has the distinct honor of being the longest continuously published archaeological journal in North America. In its current form, the journal is published generally in the spring and fall.
The Society provides a number of opportunities for the public to become more informed about the rich prehistoric and historic archaeological resources in Wisconsin. In addition to The Archeologist and our biannual newsletter WisArch News, the new Wisconsin Archeological Society website will be a source of information about the past peoples of our great state.
To get involved, consider becoming a member of the Wisconsin Archeological Society, join a committee or participate in one of our many events hosted around the state. For more information, see some Frequently Asked Questions.