Between Cahokia Mounds and the Gateway International Speedway stands a giant landfill. It’s about to become a giant fuel source.
On June 23rd visitors will get a glimpse of a 1,000-year-old sacred celebration of the summer solstice at “Woodhenge.”
Woodhenge, a calendar of posts on the site, aligns with sunrise on the longest day of each year, the shortest day, and during the equinoxes, times at which day and night are equal in length.
A conservation group says Cahokia Mounds and other surrounding sites should be classified as national historic sites.
Site of new Mississippi River bridge was once like the Cahokia Mounds…