Cahokia Mounds


Winter Solstice Event Sunday at Cahokia Mounds

December 21 will be 2014’s shortest day in terms of daylight hours.


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ancient Village Found During Construction Of Stan Musial Bridge

Construction workers find an ancient village along the Mississippi River during construction of Stan Musial Bridge.


The Milam landfill rises high above traffic passing by I-55/70.  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Metro East Landfill Will Turn Trash Into Fuel

Between Cahokia Mounds and the Gateway International Speedway stands a giant landfill. It’s about to become a giant fuel source.


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‘Woodhenge’ Summer Solstice Fete Set at Cahokia

On June 23rd visitors will get a glimpse of a 1,000-year-old sacred celebration of the summer solstice at “Woodhenge.”


Townsend Woodhenge clouds

Cahokia Mounds to Mark Sacred Solstice Sunday

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.


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Group Wants National Designation For Cahokia Mounds

A conservation group says Cahokia Mounds and other surrounding sites should be classified as national historic sites.



Kevin Killeen’s Whole ‘nother Story — Finding out More about the Mystery Boulder

Site of new Mississippi River bridge was once like the Cahokia Mounds…


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