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Kincaid Mounds Archaeology Field Day

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Kincaid Mounds Road, Brookport, IL 62910

At the Kincaid Mounds Historic Site.

Formal programs will start at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, and 2:00 p.m. and there will be Mississippian artifact displays and information tables from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Dr. Brian Butler and other members of the Kincaid Mounds Support Organization will present information on the Kincaid Mounds and the Mississippian Culture. Professor Dr. Paul Welch, and Professor Corin Pursell from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale will provide information on the SIU Summer Field Schools excavations at Kincaid Mounds. The program is free of charge. Part of the program, which is optional, includes a walking tour, hiking shoes are recommended.

The Kincaid Mounds Archaeological Site is a series of Mississippian Mounds located in Massac County. The Mounds are an Illinois Historic Site, which is under the management of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. The Kincaid Mounds Support Organization works with the Historic Preservation Agency for the preservation and management of the site. This historic site includes the Massac County Mounds with a public observation and interpretation area. Kincaid Mounds are located approximately 10 miles east of Brookport, Illinois, along the Ohio River Scenic Byway. 

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