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Archaeological sites
Indian mounds, rock art, CCC and logging camps.
Burial mounds
Indian prehistoric burial and effigy mounds.
Historic structures
lighthouses, railroad depots, fish hatcheries and FLW cottage.
Submerged resources
shipwrecks and submerged logs.
Contact information
For information on cultural resources, contact:
Mark Dudzik
DNR archaeologist
414-263-8617

Cultural resources

The Department of Natural Resources is the state's single largest owner of archaeological sites, historic structures and other important cultural resources, including burial areas. These resources span the time from the arrival in the region of Paleoindian hunters to the very recent historic period. Located within our state parks, forests, natural areas, riverway and elsewhere, DNR manages these resources - physical records of our common past - on behalf of the people of Wisconsin.

Aztalan in summer

Aztalan State Park and National Historic Landmark, © Daniel Seurer

We have a broad array of archaeological sites and historic structures present on DNR properties. Please remember that archaeological sites and historic structures located on public lands and in public waters are protected against unauthorized disturbance under provisions of Wisconsin statutes.

The story of Wisconsin is not just a story of the past. It is our story as well, for the story of this place continues …

Last revised: Wednesday October 01 2014