Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

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  • Illinois
  • Illinois


Site of the largest prehistoric Indian city north of Mexico. Interpretive center, Woodhenge solar calendar, special events. From I-55, exit 6 IL Rte. 111. From I-255, exit 24.

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Great interpretive center.
Reviewed By Christopher D August 2019

If you have not been back to the Mounds since grades school, you need to make another trip. The new center is fantastic with very good "hosts" willing to give you inside information. The museum...

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The largest and most complex archaeological site north of Mexico
Reviewed By Taylor B October 2019

In 1966-1968, I lived in Collinsville, Illinois, close to the largest and most complex archaeological site north of the great pre-Columbian cities in Mexico. As a history buff, it didn't take me long...

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A wonder just outside St Louis
Reviewed By Jo W September 2019

As we had a bit of a full schedule, we just stopped off for a very short visit, so I cannot write about the interpretive centre but it did look very comprehensive. We had a walk up the mound, which...

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