Author: Kenneth B. Farnsworth
2015, 84 pp., full-color figures, tables, references
This archaeological overview of changing styles and use patterns of pharmacy glassware in the upper Midwest is a direct outgrowth of Fred Brown’s intensively researched history of Springfield Illinois drugstore businesses of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries (see Studies in Material Culture #2, “Good for What Ailed You” in Springfield, Illinois: Embossed Pharmaceutical Bottles Used by Springfield Druggists from the Civil War Era to the Early Twentieth Century by Frederick M. Brown).
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Author: Patrick R. Durst with contributions by
Leighann Calentine, Brad Koldehoff, Steve R. Kuehn, Kristin
Hedman, and Robert Mazrim
2009, 194 pp., figures, tables, references
Priests from the Seminary of Foreign Missions founded the French colonial village of Cahokia in 1699. French Cahokia gradually expanded from a mission site near an Illini village to a traditional French agricultural and mercantile community. The often well-preserved remains of this historic community rest beneath the modern-day town of Cahokia. In 2007 a waterline project passing through the town of Cahokia affected known archaeological sites associated with historic French Cahokia, a National Register of Historic Places District. Phase III excavations conducted for the project cut through two previously recorded French colonial sites: Trotier (11S861) and Cahokia Wedge (11S743). Although few artifacts and features were discovered at the Cahokia Wedge site, numerous features and artifacts were discovered at the Trotier site. Three distinct historic temporal components were identified, representing the French colonial through early industrial American occupation of Cahokia.
Author: Mark C. Branstner with contributions by Mary M. King and Steven R. Kuehn
2007, 162 pp., figures, tables, references
The Horseshoe Pond site (11BR442) covers an area of approximately .54 hectares on the floodplain of La Moine River in the extreme northeast corner of Brown County. In the spring of 2005, Phase II investigations of the plow zone in selected site areas were conducted and this work resulted in the initial identification of 21 cultural features, consisting of 17 features associated with a ca. 1849–1864 Euro-American farmstead and 4 features attributable to either the Late Archaic (Riverton?) or Early Woodland (Black Sand) periods. All were excavated, but only the historic period component is reported in this volume. This volume also has color photographs of the ceramics found at this site.
Authors: Charles L. Rohrbaugh, Lenville J. Stelle, Thomas E. Emerson, Gregory R. Walz, John T. Penman
1999, 300 pp., figures, tables, references
The site, known variously as the Zimmerman site, Old Kaskaskia Village or the Grand Village of Illinois, was being purchased by developers who planned to build a vacation resort on the location. Eventually, after a private and public campaign that reached an international level, Governor James Thompson authorized IHPA to seek condemnation of the property and bring it into public ownership. In April 1999 a final settlement was reached, and the site was purchased by the state. It is currently under the administration of the IHPA and has been renamed the Grand Village of the Illinois State Historic Site.
Authors: Eve A. Hargrave and Kristin Hedman with contribution by Mary Simon
2001, 204 pp., figures, tables, references
This cemetery was associated with a large early Middle Mississippian village (Halliday site, 11S27) that was being excavated by Dr. Timothy Pauketat, University of Illinois. During the course of the excavations at the Halliday site, Pauketat encountered isolated fragments of human remains in various habitation site features. In addition, he discovered and excavated four mortuary pit features north of the presently defined Halliday cemetery. The analysis of these remains is included in this report to provide a comprehensive perspective on the mortuary patterns of the eleventh-century inhabitants of the Halliday village.
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