Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is located:
30 Ramey Street
Collinsville, IL 62234
Open: Labor Day
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays starting September 8th.
Missouri Atlatl Association
Annual competition and demonstration of this ancient spearthrowing device. Visitors may observe. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
American Indian Education Days
Displays on crafts, clothing, explanation of customs, culture and beliefs. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Free.
Cahokia Archaeological Society Meeting
Come at 6:30 pm to help wash artifacts. Program and meeting, 7:30 pm.
Fall Equinox Sunrise Observance
Meet at the reconstructed Woodhenge. Arrive by 6:30 am. to hear an explanation of the discovery, form and function of this ancient post circle monument used as a calendar by the Mississippians. No ceremonies will be conducted. Free.
Fall Nature/ Culture Hike
3 mile hike through various ecozones with an archaeologist and a naturalist. Bring water and insect repellent and dress for the weather. 9:30 am - 1:00 pm. Cancelled in case of rain. Free.
Artifact Identification Day
Archaeologist identify Indian artifacts for the public as to culture, time period, material and function. No monetary appraisals will be given. 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Free.