Ft. Massac State Park 1308 East 5th street – Metropolis Details
Date(s) – 10/18/2014 – 10/19/2014 12:00 am
Ft. Massac State Park
Military and civilian craft activities and demonstrations. Both days begin with a post of colors. Highlights include mock battles and tactical demonstrations, voyagers, traders, craftsman, children’s games, music and period food and dress. Free admission. 618-524-9321
The Kincaid Mounds Archaeology Field Day program is scheduled for Saturday, October 25, 2014 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.
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. 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.
Lat 37⁰ 4’ 46.90 N
Lon 88⁰ 29’ 26.54 W http://www.kincaidmounds.com… ’Expand’
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