Wickliffe Mounds http://wkms.org en MSU Archaeologist Asks 'Was Wickliffe a Native American Cathedral Town in 1250?' http://wkms.org/post/msu-archaeologist-asks-was-wickliffe-native-american-cathedral-town-1250 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Mounds and Priests, Cathedrals and Popes... Unlock the secrets of the </span>Wickliffe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Mounds in a presentation by archaeologist Dr. Kit </span>Wesler<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">at&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Mc</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Cracken</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County Public Library's Evenings Upstairs program tomorrow night (July 24) at 7. We get a preview on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:36:03 +0000 Kate Lochte & Matt Markgraf 42323 at http://wkms.org MSU Archaeologist Asks 'Was Wickliffe a Native American Cathedral Town in 1250?' Seymour Bluffs Childrens Author Reads at Wickliffe Mounds http://wkms.org/post/seymour-bluffs-childrens-author-reads-wickliffe-mounds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;S</span>eymour Bluffs is an American Bald Eagle who travels back in time to an Illini Indian village located along the Mississippi River and helps the natives resolve a problem with the mysterious Piasa Bird in the children's book by author Phyllis Bechtold. On Sounds Good, Kate speaks with Bechtold about her upcoming presentation on May 31 at Wickliffe&nbsp;Mounds State Historic Site, and the life-sized Seymour Bluffs who will be on-hand to help Bechtold autograph her books for sale in this children's event.</p><p><em>Hear the Conversation:</em></p><p> Wed, 28 May 2014 16:34:22 +0000 Kate Lochte 40882 at http://wkms.org Seymour Bluffs Childrens Author Reads at Wickliffe Mounds Wickliffe Mounds Open for 10th Season as State Historic Site http://wkms.org/post/wickliffe-mounds-open-10th-season-state-historic-site <p>Native Americans now called Mississippian culture lived at the confluence of the Ohio&nbsp;and Mississippi&nbsp;Rivers around 1100 to 1350 AD. Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site offers a window on this ancient community. Park Manager Carla Hildebrand spoke with Kate Lochte about this season's opening, Tuesday, April 1.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:56:00 +0000 Kate Lochte 39580 at http://wkms.org Wickliffe Mounds Open for 10th Season as State Historic Site Public Ceremony Honors Wickliffe Mounds Builders http://wkms.org/post/public-ceremony-honors-wickliffe-mounds-builders <p>This past week, hundreds gathered at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site to close a chapter in the Native American history of our region.&nbsp; They witnessed a ceremony honoring the reburial of the remains of Mississippian-era mound builders who lived in our area almost a thousand years ago.&nbsp; For over 50 years, the owners of the land that now makes up the historic site displayed them as part of a tourist attraction called Ancient Buried City.&nbsp; Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:37:21 +0000 Angela Hatton & Shelly Baskin 21326 at http://wkms.org Public Ceremony Honors Wickliffe Mounds Builders