Authors: Robert A. Birmingham and Amy L. Rosebrough
Summary: More mounds were built by ancient Native Americans in Wisconsin than in any other region of North America, at least 4,000 of which remain today. Included is a list of public parks and preserves where mounds can be respectfully viewed, such as the outstanding Kingsley Bend mounds near Wisconsin Dells, maintained by the Ho-Chunk Nation, or the Man Mound Park near Baraboo, the only extant human-shaped effigymound in the world.
About the authors: Robert A. Birmingham is the author of several books and served as the state archaeologist of Wisconsin for many years. Amy L. Rosebrough is a Wisconsin arhaeologist and the coauthor of Water Panthers, Bears, and Thunderbirds: Exploring Wisconsin's Effigy Mounds.
- Size: 9" x 6" x .75"
- 281 pages
- Black and white illustrations, maps, photographs
- Includes index
- 2nd edition, 2017
- University of Wisconsin Press