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Effigy Mounds of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway

October 26, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm



Presented by:  Mark E. Cupp, Executive Director of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board

Mr. Cupp will provide information on the types of earthworks found in Wisconsin and will focus on the effigy mounds of the lower Wisconsin River valley.  The presentation will provide background on the people of the Late Woodland Tradition, better known as the Effigy Mound Builders, commonly believed to be ancestors of the modern-day Ho-Chunk Nation.  Maps and photographs will be used to demonstrate locations and types of tumuli found in the region.

Luncheon-Lectures are held in the Arboretum Visitor Center Auditorium. A buffet lunch is followed by the educational presentation.  Each lecture costs $40.

This popular series fills up quickly, so register as soon as you can. Registration closes October 11. Online registration is faster. Vegetarian meal requests can be accommodated.  Check the vegetarian option box during registration.

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If registering by mail, please be sure the registration form and payment arrive by October 11.

A registration confirmation will be sent to you by email or mail. If a program you request is full, you will be contacted promptly. Reservations are transferable. If you give away your reservation, please send an email to staff@foamadison.org or call us at 608-890-2555 and let us know the name of the attendee. You also may cancel a reservation and request a refund at least 2 weeks ahead of the event.  If you are unable to attend, please let us know, as there may be others on a waiting list.


October 26, 2023
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


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