Wichita state University Anthropology Professor Don Blakeslee will present a program at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, at the Barton County Historical Society Museum.
Blakeslee specializes in the archeology of the Great Plains. His research interests range from the time of the earliest settlements of the Americas to native trails and sacred sites from Montana to Texas. He has written several publications, is past president of the Professional Archeology of Kansas and of ASSCK, a society of amateur archeologists. At present his work focuses on prehistoric periods in central Kansas near Arkansas City at the junction of the Walnut and Arkansas River where there is evidence of a great settlement of Native Americans.
There is no charge for the meeting and everyone is welcome to attend. The main museum is located just south of the Arkansas River Bridge in Great Bend on U.S. 281.