The Marching Bear Effigy Mounds

The Marching Bear Effigy Mounds

Time Frame: 500

These animal-shaped or “effigy” mounds are found primarily in Allamakee and Clayton counties although they extend as far south as the city of Dubuque and west to Hardin County. While some contain burials, others do not.
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Illustrated by Mary Slattery, Will Thomson, and David Crawford
Office of the State Archeologist
Adapted from Office Of The State Archaeologist, Educational Series 3 - Woodland

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