There's A Hike In Illinois That Leads You Straight To An Abandoned Prehistoric Fort
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published July 11, 2018
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
Finding old remnants of past civilizations is exciting and educating, and in Southern Illinois, there’s something you’ve got to see. This short trail leads to an abandoned prehistoric fort that was used for military action long before this area was part of Illinois or America.
It’s hard to believe that something from so long ago could still be around. Scroll on for more details about this historic site.