One Of North America’s Largest Cities Was Right Here In Illinois… Until It Vanished

Not so long ago – around 900 AD – one of the largest, most sophisticated societies lived in southern Illinois. They had complex political and religious systems. They were many in number. And just like that, they disappeared. So what happened? Clues to the story can be found at the place they once lived: Cahokia Mounds.

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