Seeking first people who lived in Swift County
APPLETON -- Trowel-packing archaeologists have ventured everywhere from the wild rainforests of Tasmania to the empty deserts of Mongolia to uncover the secrets of our past.
Yet none has ever probed the much kinder landscape formed by prairie and lakes in Swift County.
They should, for all the same reasons they've taken their trowels to the far edges of the earth.
"Because we know so little about it,'' said Dr. Scott Anfinson, Minnesota state archaeologist.
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