October 5, 2022
1900 N Calhoun Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
Spirits of the Earth: Ancient Native American Effigy Mounds in Wisconsin
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
After 500 B.C., native peoples began the custom of burying the dead under earthen mounds. Mound building exploded throughout southern Wisconsin, often taking on elaborate shapes. Robert Birmingham, a retired UW-Waukesha professor, will explore what is known about the effigy mounds and the world of the effigy mound builders.