Illinois residents may not be aware they have an amazing historic site right in their backyard! Places like Stonehenge and Machu Picchu get all sorts of attention (and understandably so), but little is said about the Cahokia Mounds in Collinsville, Illinois. That said, if you take the time to visit, you’re going to be awed by the site and all that it has to show.


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