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Stay up-to-date with all the latest news & information from Three Eagles. We will have various events and articles posted throughout the year for all to learn and enjoy the effigy mounds and their rich history.

Summer Solstice Observance set for Frank’s Hill – Thursday, June 21st

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Summer Solstice Observance set for Frank’s Hill – Thursday, June 21st

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County to observe the setting sun on the longest of day of the year, the summer solstice. The official start of summer will occur at 5:07 a.m. on Thursday, June 21st. All are welcome to join the Three Eagles Foundation on the hill to view the first sunset of summer. Early risers also may enjoy the glorious sunrises from the site. Weather permitting, the Three Eagles Foundation will provide a guided tour and campfire. Stargazing will follow the sunset with planets Venus and Saturn...

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ARCHEOLOGY & NATURE TO BE FEATURED AT MUSCODA FESTIVAL MUSCODA

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ARCHEOLOGY & NATURE TO BE FEATURED AT MUSCODA FESTIVAL MUSCODA

The Lower Wisconsin State Riverway Board and two archeological organizations are cooperating to add a touch of the past to the 2018 Muscoda Morel Mushroom Festival on Saturday, May 19th and Sunday, May 20th. The Three Eagles Foundation will offer guided tours of Frank’s Hill, an effigy mound site near Muscoda, and Cultural Landscape Legacies member Dr. William Gartner will give a lecture on Native American agriculture from 1000 years ago. Dr. Gartner’s lecture is entitled, “Furrows Beneath the Forest, Ridges Above the Prairie: Wisconsin...

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CELEBRATE SPRING’S ARRIVAL AT FRANK’S HILL

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CELEBRATE SPRING’S ARRIVAL AT FRANK’S HILL

Bid farewell to winter and welcome spring by observing the vernal equinox amongst the ancient effigy mounds at Frank’s Hill near Muscoda. The Three Eagles Foundation will welcome people to observe the sunrises and sunsets from Saturday through Wednesday, March 17th to 21st, in recognition of the changing of the seasons. Spring officially begins at 11:15 a.m. (CDT) on Tuesday, March 20th. Representatives of the Three Eagles Foundation will be on Hill East on Sunday evening for the sunset. Frank’s Hill will be open to the public for self-guided...

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Dec. 21st @ 4pm – WINTER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SLATED FOR FRANK’S HILL

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Dec. 21st @ 4pm – WINTER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SLATED FOR FRANK’S HILL

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County on Thursday, December 21st, when the setting sun on the shortest of day of the year will be viewed from a small knoll peppered with effigy mounds in southern Richland County. The property is located on STH 193 just off STH 60 a few miles west of Muscoda and has been the site of many solstice and equinox gatherings in the past. Weather permitting, area residents are invited to join the festivities and remember events of the past year. A moment of silence will be observed for...

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Dec. 2nd – Archeologists to Discuss Effigy Mounds at Muscoda Library

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ARCHEOLOGISTS TO DISCUSS EFFIGY MOUNDS AT MUSCODA LIBRARY MUSCODA…..The effigy mounds of the Lower Wisconsin State Riverway and other regions in Wisconsin will be the topic of a special lecture and book signing at the Muscoda Public Library on Saturday, December 2nd, beginning at 10:00 a.m. A guided tour of the effigy mounds at Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County will follow for those interested. Dr. Robert Birmingham, former State Archeologist for Wisconsin, and Dr. Amy Rosebrough, Deputy State Archeologist for the Wisconsin...

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