The View from Madisonville: Protohistoric Western Fort Ancient Interaction Patterns

Penelope Ballard Drooker

Madisonville was one of the key settlements of the Ohio Valley Fort Ancient people and was the subject of James Griffin’s 1943 classic, The Fort Ancient Aspect. It is a site rich in burials and artifacts documenting the earliest European influences. Drooker re-explores a century of excavation to explain how Contact Period events affected Madisonville inhabitants and their links to eastern Fort Ancient, northern Ohio, Iroquoian, Oneota, and Mississipian groups.

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Publisher: Museum of Anthropology

Year of Publication: 1997

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Pages: 390

Price: $28

Print ISBN: 978-0-915703-42-4

Ebook ISBN: 978-1-951519-95-7

Monograph Series / Number: Memoirs No. 31

Tables / Illustrations: 71 tables, 186 illustrations

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