Mystery Artifacts 

This page will show you something new about the Mississippi River -- and to get ideas for the Steamer Trunk that you're creating. 

Artifact 1 
Artifact 2
Artifact 3
Artifact 4
Artifact 5
Artifact 6
Artifact 7

Artifact 1
 
Mystery Image
Photo courtesy of the
University of Minnesota
Artifact 1 (left) comes from a Mississippi River community that has a number of distintive features. Note that in the cemetery pictured here the graves are above ground level--a clever adaptation for a city whose elevation in some places is 6.5 feet below sea level. Where might it be? 

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