Past Event

Mighty Cahokia: Prehistoric Indian City

A Road Scholar Program by William R. Iseminger

The remains of the most sophisticated prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico are preserved in Illinois, just 15 miles from modern-day St. Louis. This slide presentation features an overview of the Native American cultures leading up to the time of Cahokia, then a specific discussion of Cahokia`s culture and primary features, such as Monks Mound, Mound 72, the Stockade Wall, and Woodhenge. The presentation will also cover the site`s current facilities, exhibits and programs, and will include views of mounds, excavations, reconstructions, artifacts, maps, and artists` renderings of Cahokia Mounds.

For more information contact Barbara Wolfe| Reference Librarian| 708.6873700.