2017 Preserve Iowa Summit: Mining the Past


Friday, June 9, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm


Fort Dodge's Downtown Historic District and Oak Hill Historic District

The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist and Iowa Archeological Society are proud participants and sponsors at the 2017 Preserve Iowa Summit in Fort Dodge.

The website has information about the sessions planned, speaker's biographies, hotels, and a place to register.

Office of the State Archaeologist speakers and topics include:

  • Lara Noldner, Brennan Dolan, Megan Stroh, From Known to Unknown: Unmarked Burials in Iowa
  • Bill Whittaker, The Archaeology of Fort Dodge
  • Mark Anderson, Dixon Site
  • Lynn Alex, The Kimball Village Site (A.D. 1100-1250): Iowa's Newest National Historic Landmark

Registration is open now until the summit; regular registration is $125 (until May 11; after May 11 $155).  The Preservation Partner rate is $55 until May 11 - this rate is applicable for members of Iowa ​Archaeological ​Society, ​Association ​of ​Iowa ​Archaeologists, Historic Preservation ​Commission ​Members ​and ​staff ​for ​Certified ​Local ​Governments, ​Main ​Street ​staff ​and ​volunteers, ​current ​members ​of ​Preservation ​Iowa, ​State ​Association ​for ​the ​Preservation ​of ​Iowa ​Cemeteries, ​​and ​residents ​of ​Webster ​County). 


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