The Hauntingly Beautiful Place In Kentucky That Humans Left Behind

For several centuries the ancient Mississippian People lived on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River on the border of what is now Kentucky and Missouri. They built ceremonial mounds, community plazas and homes, hunted, fished and planted food, and traded with other local people. Then, they vanished from the area. This is the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site. Let’s take a look:

Have you ever visited the Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site? We’d love to hear about your visit! If you’re interested in more Kentucky history, check out this underground tour.