Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

Managed by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, in Collinsville, Illinois, is located on the Mississippi River floodplain, across from St. Louis.

This site was first inhabited by Indians of the Late Woodland Culture about AD 700.

It became a World Heritage Site in 1982.

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