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People of Spring Grove learn about ancient artifacts from our area

Credit: WKBT
Published on January 21, 2019 -
The community of Spring Grove is learning about ancient artifacts from our area.
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People of Spring Grove learn about ancient artifacts from our area

The community of spring grove is learning about ancient artifacts from our area.

An archaeologist... and a u-w la crosse graduate... gave a talk at the giants of the earth heritage center on artifacts from the prehistoric history of houston county.

Those who attended were able learn about stone tool technology... pottery developments ... devices for throwing spears and more.

The presenter says learning how cultures change is important when looking to the future... but some things in this area just don't change.

"all of this area is very important archeologically because we are in the driftless area.

It's been inhabited for 12,000 or 13,000 years, much earlier than a lot of the surrounding area.

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In the same way it is today, it's great for hunting for fishing.

It's a great place to live, and people realized that a long time ago too."

The talk was brought to spring grove after the success of a similar presentation in

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