Remains of the extinct elephant-like Mastodon were found in this lake in the 1930'
One of the most important archaeological sites in Illinois, Albany Mounds contains evidence of continuous human habitation over the last 10,000 years. I-80 to Hwy 84
Gramercy Park is located on a scenic bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, with 26 ceremonial and burial mounds from the Hopewell Native American culture, circa 200-500
The Piasa Bird (pronounced Pie-a-saw), is a local legend in the Alton area. Its foundings go back to 1673
This world heritage site, a National Historic Landmark, marks the location of an ancient natural American Indian city, perhaps the largest such community in what is now the United States. A 33
Dickson Mounds Museum, a branch of the Illinois State Museum and a National Historic Site