ILLINOIS STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY

THE ILLINOIS STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY IS A NON-PROFIT EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION DEVOTED TO THE STUDY OF PREHISTORIC AMERICA. THE ILLINOIS SOCIETY IS THE OLDEST AND ONE OF THE LARGEST OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE SOCIETIES THAT ASSOCIATE TO FORM CENTRAL STATES ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETIES. WITH SIXTEEN OTHER STATE SOCIETIES, WE PRODUCE THE CENTRAL STATES ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL, CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THREE BEST PUBLICATIONS OF GENERAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL INTEREST IN AMERICA.

THE CENTRAL STATES ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL IS PUBLISHED QUARTERLY AND IS RECEIVED AS A PART OF MEMBERSHIP TO THE ILLINOIS STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY. THE JOURNALS ARE PRODUCED IN JAN. - APRIL - JULY - OCTOBER.

THE ILLINOIS STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY ALSO PUBLISHES A QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER. THIS NEWSLETTER DEALS WITH CURRENT FINDS, ARCHAEOLOGICAL POLITICS, LEGISLATION, ON GOING RESEARCH, AND NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE FIELD OF ARCHAEOLOGY. THIS SITE WILL MAKE AVAILABLE MANY ARTICLES THAT HAVE APPEARED IN PAST NEWSLETTERS.

THE ILLINOIS STATE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY ATTEMPTS TO ASSIST PROFESSIONAL ARCHAEOLOGIST WITH THEIR RESEARCH PROJECTS AND REGULARLY PARTICIPATES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES AND DONATES TO WORTHWHILE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PROJECTS.  MEMBERS OFTEN GIVE LECTURES, PARTICIPATE IN PROFESSIONAL DIGS AND LOAN ARTIFACTS TO MUSEUMS AND OTHER PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS.

FIVE DISPLAY SHOWS ARE ALSO HELD ANNUALLY THROUGHOUT THE STATE. MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND AND DISPLAY THEIR COLLECTIONS. THE PUBLIC IS ALSO INVITED.

DUES

DUES ARE ONLY $21.00 PER CALENDAR YEAR FOR FOUR CENTRAL STATES ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNALS, FOUR NEWSLETTERS AND 5 DISPLAY SHOWS. SEND DUES TO DUANE TREEST - 219 S PRAIRIE ST. - BATAVIA, IL - 61125-0162. DUES AGAIN REMAIN AT ONLY $21. THE CENTRAL STATES ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL IN RECENT YEARS HAS ADDED MORE COLOR, MORE PAGES AND USE BETTER PAPER.  A REAL BONUS TO YOUR MEMBERSHIP.

OFFICERS

SCOTT CARRUTHERS - PRESIDENT  -------P O BOX 281 ----------------- PERU, IL ----------------- 61354 ---------- 815-252-1322  - scott@starvedrockrelics.com 847-347-1719  - r732f@yahoo.com 

ANDY HAVENS ----------- VICE PRES    ----720 SUMMIT AVENUE ------ COLLINSVILLE, IL -- 62234 ---------- 618-401-1768  - badandy6@hotmail.com 

MICHAEL KARR  ------- 2ND VICE PRES - 717 E WALNUT STREET -- MASON CITY, IL ----- 62664-1250 --- 217-737-1434  - mikeandrhonda@casscomm.com 

DUANE TREEST --------- SEC/TREAS -------- 105 EAST CENTER ST. --- YORKVILLE, IL ------- 60560-1249 -                             - treestduane@comcast.net

JEFF HIPSKIND  --------- EDITOR ------------ 2963 15th AVENUE ---------- ROCK ISLAND, ILL - 61235 ----                                   -  hipskindj@yahoo.com 

2013 SHOWS  

MARCH 15, 16, 17 -- -- GATEWAY CONVENTION CENTER --------------- COLLINSVILLE, ILLINOIS -- CALL 217-942-6083 FOR RESERVATIONS 

MAY 1ST ----------------- STARVED ROCK Celebrations Local #150 Bldg-- LA SALLE, ILLINOIS ---------- CALL 815-882-2518 FOR RES  ------------- 740 EAST ROUTE 6 

JULY 27 -------------------SALT CREEK ARTIFACT SHOW ----------------      MASON CITY, ILLINOIS ----- CALL 217-737-1434 FOR RES -------------- AMERICAN LEGION - 110 W COURT STREET

OCTOBER   ------------ FOX VALLEY SHOW AM LEGION POST 489 ----  YORKVILLE, ILLINOIS ------ CALL 630-879-3494

NOVEMBER     ----- OREGON ILLINOIS SHOW ------------------------------ OREGON, ILLINOIS ---- CALL 815-332-4001 FOR RESERVATIONS - 1101 JEFFERSON ST

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