The Cultural Landscape Legacies Annual Tour – Saturday, October 17th

Sep 24, 2015 by

The Cultural Landscape Legacies Annual Tour –  Saturday, October 17th

The Cultural Landscape Legacies annual tour will be held on Saturday, October 17th.  The focus of this year’s event will be the Hopewellian mounds near Galena.  CLL Vice-President Don Greenwood has arranged an interesting tour for those able to attend.  Please RSVP by responding to this e-mail message or call (608) 739-3188.  Carpooling is available from Muscoda or you may meet the group at our first stop in Galena.  The itinerary is listed below.

October 17, 2015

  • 8:45 a.m. Meet at LWSRB Office in Muscoda for tour briefing and carpooling (202 N. Wisconsin Ave.)
  • 9:00 a.m.  Depart Muscoda for Galena, Illinois
  • 10:30 a.m.  Meet Ryan Getz, Director of Land Stewardship, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation at Portage Mound site, 1221 Ferry Landing Road,  Galena, IL.
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Galena area Mound Tours
  •  12:30 p.m. Lunch break in Galena at Culver’s
  •  1:30 p.m. Depart Galena for Gramercy Park Hopewell Mounds, East Dubuque, Illinois
  •  1:30 – 2:15  p.m. Self guided tours of Gramercy Park Mounds
  • 2:15 p.m. Depart for return trip to Muscoda if carpooling. Those driving themselves can go directly home..
  • 3:30 p.m. Muscoda. Tour ends.


Anyone wishing to visit Frank’s Hill or other area mounds when we return to Muscoda is welcome to do so.  Ask for directions if needed.  -Mark Cupp

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