Prehistoric Geometrical-Based Art Work on the Ground: Wisconsin’s Effigy Mounds

INTRODUCTION This brochure illustrates a few of the many precise maps produced of Indian Mounds in Wisconsin over the past decades by students and volunteers of the Ancient Earthworks Society, working under the direction of Professor James P. Scherz, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The first part of this document addresses Read More

Old Water Levels and Waterways During the Ancient Copper Mining Era (about 3000 BC to 1000 BC)

Old Stone Face atop Mummy Mountain being queried by C. Fred Rydholm of Marquette, Michigan, about its ancient secrets. From modern surveying techniques and from ancient beach lines where waves once lapped just downhill from this face, many interesting answers are beginning to come forth. By, James P. Scherz Prof. Emeritus Dept. of Civil and Read More