Office of the State Archaeologist studying pre-contact Native American settlement on RAGBRAI route
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2016.07.22 | 10:15 am
Some of Iowa's first early farmers were a small group of Native Americans in southwest Iowa. The Glenwood people farmed individual plots for about 150 years until mysteriously vacating the region about A.D. 1350. The Office of the State Archaeologist at the UI is researching the group's past.