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Sugar Loaf Mound: History Reclaimed

The last known Mississippian Mound in the City of St. Louis is located on a bluff above the Mississippi River at the eastern end of Wyandotte Street. Dated to the year 800, the view of the mighty river from the … Continue reading

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The Mound City

Archaeologists have named the Mississippian Mound Builders for the earthworks they constructed along the Mississippi River and its tributaries – from its mouth at the Gulf of Mexico – to its source in Lake Itasca, Minnesota. A cursory glance at … Continue reading

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