Toolesboro Touchstones: Discovering Burial Mounds

Sunday, April 19, 2020, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Toolesboro Mounds National Historic Landmark
6568 Toolesboro Avenue, Wapello, IA 52653

University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist's Cherie Haury-Artz will be participating in this family-friendly, all ages event for the 2020 Toolesboro Touchstones program series hosted by Louisa County Conservation. 

Program Description

Hike along all seven burial mounds at Toolesboro as we discover these ancient remnants. Learn to identify burial mounds and about burial mound etiquette. There will be a chance to visit a nearby carriage house to get a view of all of the burial mounds. Families or adults are encouraged to attend. There will be information available for all ages!

This program is part of the Toolesboro Touchstones: Twelve Monthly Programs for 2020 series generously supported by a grant from the Community Foundation of Louisa County.

This program is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged but not required, by April 15. To RSVP, email Lana at or call 319-523-8381.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Lana McComb in advance at 319-523-8381 or