Past Event

Archeological Investigations in the Gallatin Salines and the Crenshaw House

salt spring site

with archeologists Mary McCorvie and Mark Wagner

Both the Crenshaw House — home to the operator of the saltworks — and the Great Salt Spring itself have been excavated in separate archeological investigations.

Hear from Mary McCorvie and Mark Wagner, archeologists involved in the excavation and research of both sites, about what science reveals about the facts behind the legends.

WSIU InFocus Interview with Mark York

This event is part of the Spark! Places on Innovation exhibition in Equality, Illinois. Learn more about the exhibition and other events.

This event is brought to you by the Gallatin County Tourism Committee in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and Illinois Humanities.