The Native American Burial Site Found In Illinois Is A Historical Wonder

Graveyard lovers will be pleased to find that there is a Native American burial site hidden beneath a cemetery in Waterloo, Illinois that few people know exists. It is rumored to hold about 2,000 of the deceased, and that’s just from before 1800.

Surrounded by nature, this is an excellent place to walk around during the day. Check it out:

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Eagle Cliff-Miles Cemetery is open daily between dawn and dusk, and you can learn more about it on its Facebook page here.

Address: 7801 D Road, Waterloo, IL, 62298

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