Bell Site - Wallace 1 Eric Wallace Anthropology 355 Dr....

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Wallace 1 Eric Wallace Anthropology 355 Dr. Behm Site Summary No. 6 27 April 2007 The Bell Site Often times in archaeology, ordinary people become oblivious to the archaeological sites that may be located in close proximity to their own home. Such is the case, with the Bell site located in Winnebago County. In the late 1950’s the site, which was located on a farm owned by the Bell family, was partially mapped out by Warren Wittry. It wasn’t until some years later, that the great importance of the Bell site was known. The Bell Site is located in Winnebago County, Wisconsin. More specifically, it is located west of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on the south shore of Big Lake Butte des Morts. The site, when first discovered, was located on a farm owned by the Bell family. It is also known as “The Grand Village” because of its large layout. According to Carol I. Mason, the Bell site is at least forty-five acres in size. The site was home to mainly the “Meskwaki” Indians, or more commonly known as,
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