Bill Iseminger Receives Distinguished Award
Bill Iseminger, an Assistant Manager at the site, was the recipient of the Bareis Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois State Archaeological Survey on September 16. Bill has worked in Illinois archaeology since 1967 when he began his career on a crew at Dickson Mounds. In 1971, he began working at Cahokia Mounds as an archaeologist and was instrumental in the research, planning, and implementation of the exhibits of both the on-site museum in the 70’s and the Interpretive Center, which opened in 1989. He has been an advocate of Cahokia Mounds and Illinois archaeology for the duration of his professional career and his given over 1200 off-site presentations about various aspects of the site. His passion and dedication to the Interpretation of Cahokia Mounds is boundless. We estimate that his live voice, written works, and artistic representations have reached millions of people of all ages and numerous walks of life. Congratulations to Bill!