Letter From the President

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Dear Wisconsin Archeological Society Members,

The Holiday season is upon us and the Wisconsin Archeological Society had a very active year, for which we are very thankful. The Society received two very generous donations that together are just over $10,000, which we can utilize towards our programs that focus on site preservation, education, and outreach. 

The Society participated in archaeological events throughout Wisconsin. We had display table at the celebration of the Man Mound being dedicated as a National Historic Landmark and presented and displayed prehistoric technology at the Historic Galloway House in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and at the Milwaukee Public Museum Archaeology Day event.

The Society had two successful meetings, sponsored this spring by the Kenosha County Archaeological Society and this fall by the Three Rivers Archaeological Society and Logan Museum of Anthropology at Beloit College. The society is working hard to renew and maintain our relationship with archaeological organizations in Wisconsin that share the same purpose as our own, and we look forward to working with them in the future.

Thank you to our editors (past and present) of The Wisconsin Archeologist and WisArch News and all the authors and contributors that have made the publications so successful. The Wisconsin Archeologist is the longest continuous published archaeological journal in North America, with the first issue published in 1901. The 2017 issue of The Wisconsin Archeologist, which covers the entire year is still in production and will go to the printers in December so expect your journal in the mail early January 2018. The Fall 2017 WisArch News will be in your inboxes very soon.

Most of all, the Society is thankful for our members and their support. Without our members, the Society would not be where we are today. Thank you all so very much!

To everyone, have a Safe and Happy Holidays!!

Seth Schneider
Wisconsin Archeological Society