Angel Mounds Archaeological Excavation – Evansville IN

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Description

From April 1939 until May 1942, 277 men worked for the WPA at the Angel Mounds Site near Evansville, Indiana under the direction of Glenn A. Black, archaeologist for the Indiana Historical Society. During the project over 2 million artifacts were recovered from the site.

Source notes

Project submitted by the Site Director for Angel Mounds.  
Glenn A. Black, 1967, "Angel Site: An Archaeological, Historical, and Ethnological Study," Indiana Historical Society.

Project originally submitted by Mike Linderman on March 7, 2016.

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Location Info


8215 Pollack Ave.
Evansville, IN 47715

Coordinates: 37.947318, -87.451629

3 comments on “Angel Mounds Archaeological Excavation – Evansville IN

  1. Gerald Podraza

    Where can I obtain a copy of the original report produced by the WPA site coordinator/anthropologist?

    Was a documentary film produced related to Angel Mounds excavations?

    • Gabriel Milner

      We’re not sure it’s available, although you may want to check through the National Archives.

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