• Creator
  • Illinois Heritage Association
  • Created Date
  • 9-3-00
  • Description
  • The outlines of log posts are seen silhouetted against the sunrise during the summer solstice at Woodhenge. A circular sun calendar, probably used in connection with the changing seasons. Woodhenge takes its name from Stonehenge in England. This Woodhenge was constructed about 1000 A.D. in the vicinity of Cahokia Mounds, near Collinsville. Cahokia Mounds is a state-operated site preserving the remains of the largest prehistoric Indian city nor... more
    The outlines of log posts are seen silhouetted against the sunrise during the summer solstice at Woodhenge. A circular sun calendar, probably used in connection with the changing seasons. Woodhenge takes its name from Stonehenge in England. This Woodhenge was constructed about 1000 A.D. in the vicinity of Cahokia Mounds, near Collinsville. Cahokia Mounds is a state-operated site preserving the remains of the largest prehistoric Indian city north of Mexico. (See also record about Cahokia Mounds). 16 History; 17 Geography. less
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