The Archaeology and Cultural History of the North Raccoon River Water Trail


Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 1:00pm


Sac City, IA

Join OSA archaeologist Cherie Haury-Artz as she presents on the archaeological and cultural history of the North Raccoon River Water Trail, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the Sac County Conservation Board.  Cherie will explain the rich cultural history of the North Raccoon River and the surrounding area. Participants will be introduced to Iowa's archaeological past, a chronology of Iowa's cultural history, and the importance of Iowa's water trails to people throughout time.

This will be an evening lecture and hands-on presentation of artifacts, open to the public, at the Sac County Conservation Center in Hagge Park beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Cherie Haury-Artz works in education and outreach at the UI Office of the State Archaeologist. She holds a BA and MA in Anthropology, and recently wrote "A River of Unrivaled Advantages: Life Along the Lower Des Moines River."

This event is free, but pre-registration is appreciated. Call Megan Cook at Sac County Conservation, 712-662-4530 or email   


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