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The Mesquakie, Lead Mining, and Slavery in the Driftless
May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Learn about the significance of the Mesquakie Nation in the Driftless region, ways in which the lead boom of the 1820’s changed the region, and the surprising specter of chattel slavery that came with it to the Fever River and beyond.
Presented by: Dr. Eugene Tesdahl, University of Wisconsin-Platteville