Archeological Investigations in the Gallatin Salines and the Crenshaw House

with archeologists Mary McCorvie and Mark Wagner


Jun 25, 2023


Shawnee Communications
120 W Lane St
Equality, IL 62934


Open to the public

Both the Crenshaw House — home to the operator of the saltworks — and the Great Salt Spring itself have been excavated in separate archeological investigations.

Hear from Mary McCorvie and Mark Wagner, archeologists involved in the excavation and research of both sites, about what science reveals about the facts behind the legends.

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This event is part of the Spark! Places on Innovation exhibition in Equality, Illinois.

Attend the exhibits and other events in the lecture series.

This event is brought to you by the Gallatin County Tourism Committee in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and Illinois Humanities.
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