Kincaid Mounds Archaeology Field Day is Oct. 25

Kincaid Mounds

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Kincaid Mounds Field Day
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Kincaid Mounds Historic Site, near Brookport, Il.

Formal programs will start at 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m., and there will Mississippian artifact displays and information tables from 10 a.m. to 3 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 Paul Welch and Corin Pursell from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale will provide information on the SIU Summer Field School excavations at Kincaid.

The program is free of charge, and restroom facilities will be available.  Part of the program, which is optional, includes a walking tour (walking shoes recommended).

Kincaid Mounds are located approximately 10 miles east of Brookport, Illinois, along the Ohio River Scenic Byway. From Interstate 24, take the Metropolis/Brookport Exit, travel east on US 45 towards Brookport and before entering Brookport, turn left on Unionville Road. Go 6.25 miles through Unionville to New Cut Road. At New Cut Road turn right (south) and travel 3.6 miles to Kincaid Mounds Road turn left (east) on Kincaid Mounds Road and go .6 mile to the observation platform.

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