This Hike Takes You To A Place Missouri’s First Residents Left Behind
Long before European settlers arrived in Missouri, Native Americans resided in many different settlements across the Show Me State. Near the Illinois border is an amazing state historical site where you can hike to a place Missouri’s early residents left behind. The Iliniwek Village State Historical Site is a naturally beautiful area bursting with history.
Have you been to the Iliniwek Village Historical Site? Tell us about your trip in the comments below.
Having trouble finding it? Check out the map here for directions to the site.
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Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!