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Native American Events in March

Tiffany Garavaglia
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Attractions, Events, What's Happening

MonksMound_loAs home to the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Collinsville draws thousands of visitors every year to learn about Native American history in the area. This month the city will host four great events to immerse visitors in the history and culture of ancient civilizations.

American Indian & Ethnographic Show
March 8 – March 9, 2014
Gateway Center
This show will have Native American and other historical artifacts on display.
Admission: Free Admission

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Illinois Archaeological Society Show
March 8 – March 9, 2014
Gateway Center
This show features artifacts such as arrowheads, axes and pottery, both historical and prehistorical and more than 400 exhibit tables. About 1/3 of the items displayed will be available for purchase, including Native American artwork, cast replicas and books.
Admission: $3

Winter Lecture Series: “Mound 72 Reconfigured: New Information on the Beaded Cape Burial”
March 16, 2014
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
At 2:00 p.m. Kristin Hedman, PhD, Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Admission: Free

Spring Equinox
March 23, 2014
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Meet at the Woodhenge reconstruction at 6:45 a.m. for the Spring Equinox sunrise observance.
Admission: Free Admission

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