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VISIT CADDO MOUNDS! More than 1,200 years ago, a group of Caddo Indians known

Caddoan Mounds State Historic Site was the home of Mound Builders of Caddoan origin who lived in the region for 500 years beginning about A.D. 800.

Caddo Mounds Burial Mound

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: Burial Mound in the background.

... the Hasinai, a group of Caddo Indians, this site preserves the remnants of this great Mound Builder culture that thrived here more than 1,200 years ago.

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: It looks like someone took dirt before it was protected

The name of our beloved state comes from the Caddo word “tejas” which means friend. It's hard to imagine our great State having any name other than Texas.

More than years ago, a group of Caddo Hasinai Indians built a village and ceremonial center here. Today, the Caddo Mounds still rise in what is now Alto, ...

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site. More than 1,200 years ago, a group of ...

Although most Caddo were forced out of their East Texas homeland by the late 1830s,

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: View of mound with sign

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: Caddo Mounds

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: By the Burial Mound

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: View of the Borrow Pit from the viewing platform

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: Caddo Mounds

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

Caddoan Mounds State Historical Site Description: More than 1,200 years ago, a group of ...

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

Attention to historic details; a willingness to put in the time; and a whole lotta love and respect – that's what makes the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site ...

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It features informative displays and artifacts dating from A.D. 750–A.D. 1400, including pottery, tools, and weapons. I encourage you to visit the museum ...

A look at the Anahuac people of Florida during the time of the European conquest.

Visitors on the interpretive trail at Caddo Mounds. More than 1,200 years ago, a group of ...

Star Gazing at Caddo Mounds

caddo mounds SHS. Caddo Mounds State Historic Site. This Caddo mound site was built more than 1,200 years ago by a group of Caddo ...

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site, TX - Caddo Burial Mound

Calm before the storm

More than 1,200 years ago, a group of Caddo Indians known as the Hasinai built

Caddo Mounds is an excellent choice for a day trip or as a stop on your next East Texas road trip. One thing is certain, the Caddo enjoyed our great state ...

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site is a prehistoric village and ceremonial center located on the El Camino Real de los Tejas trail.

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site, TX - Caddo Burial Mound

February 27, 2018 - Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event Saturday, April, 14 2018 10 a.m. – 3 ...

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site: Interior of hut, showing hole for smoke to escape

Caddo Mounds. More than 1,200 years ago, a group of ...

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A view in winter of the main mound structure

The Caddo Indians will be the subject of a Jan. 15 meeting of the Liberty

Trinity students soak up Native American history at Caddo Mounds. Trinity School of Texas students visited the ...

Trinity students soak up Native American history at Caddo Mounds. Trinity School of Texas students visited the ...

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Stories left behind at Caddo Mounds Historic Site

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Stories left behind at Caddo Mounds Historic Site

... of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University) recently experimented with cutting switch grass at the East Texas Plant Materials ...

Unique raised causeway that connects Mounds A and E at Crenshaw. This unusual feature dates to the Caddo occupation of the site and may have been built at ...

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Burial Mound (Mound C) at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site. More recently ...

Artist's deptiction of an early Caddo village scene

Driving map of Caddo Mounds. View Larger Map. More than 1,200 years ago, a group ...

ET ATTRACTION / Discover the secrets of the mysterious Caddo Mounds

Travel back in time on the historic el Camino Real de los Tejas! Enjoy food, fun, pioneer skills, presentations, crafts, music, native plant hikes, ...

El Camino Real Festival 2014_22

The large depression left by barrow pit at the Davis site is still visible today, over 800 years later. TARL archives.

Caddo folklore refers repeatedly to Caddo Lake, an area of great spiritual significance. Today

One of Texas' most interesting old cemeteries also bears the distinction of having one of the creepiest names on record for a cemetery — Baby Head Cemetery.

More than years ago, a group of Caddo Hasinai Indians built a village and ceremonial center here. Today, the Caddo Mounds still rise in what is now Alto, ...

A Welcome Rest for Weary Travelers -- Caddo Mounds SHS, SH 21 W of Alto, TX - Signs of History on Waymarking.com

The fries were also delicious. Finding places that serve hand-cut fries is not always easy. Not may places go to the trouble of cutting and preparing their ...

El Camino Real de Los Tejas Festival set Saturday, Oct. 28

EMERALD MOUND, on the Natchez Trace, north of Natchez, MI This site has an enormous base platform and the main mounds are built on top.

Stories left behind at Caddo Mounds Historic Site | Local News | tylerpaper.com

old Middle Caddo site

... of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University) recently experimented with cutting switch grass at the East Texas Plant Materials ...

Stories left behind at Caddo Mounds Historic Site | Local News | tylerpaper.com

Stories left behind at Caddo Mounds Historic Site | Local News | tylerpaper.com

Trinity students soak up Native American history at Caddo Mounds | Local News | news-journal.com

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Caddo Mounds State Historic Site is located in the Texas Forest Trail Region.

A museum about Caddo culture is housed at the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site in Alto

... of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University) recently experimented with cutting switch grass at the East Texas Plant Materials ...

Explore frontier forts and discover the legends of Buffalo Soldiers and U.S. Army camels. Visit the Bonham home of longest-serving U.S. Speaker of the House ...

El Camino Real de los Tejas -- Caddo Mounds SHS, SH 21 W of Alto, TX - Wagon Roads and Trails on Waymarking.com

communal work party

Down the road was Alto. Old and new side by side. We ate our lunch sitting on a high sidewalk. Not so many people around town as in Crockett.

Mound F at the Crenshaw site as it appeared in the late 1960s. This large mound may be a platform mound upon which Early Caddo temples were built.

4. Sunflowers grow fast.

Monks Mound, CAHOKIA - present condition with highways cutting through the middle. This acropolis has a base larger than the largest Egyptian pyramid

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... of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University) recently experimented with cutting switch grass at the East Texas Plant Materials ...

Photo 6: Caddo Mounds, Texas.

El Camino Real de los Tejas -- Caddo Mounds SHS, SH 21 W of Alto, TX - Wagon Roads and Trails on Waymarking.com

El Camino Real de los Tejas -- Caddo Mounds SHS, SH 21 W of Alto, TX - Wagon Roads and Trails on Waymarking.com

CADDO VILLAGE HISTORIC SITE near Natchez, Mi The site has a museum and interpretive center, a plaza with the remains of several mounds, ...

All told, these Texas historic sites share their own side of history, from Caddo Indians to Spanish settlers and American pioneers, presidents, war heroes, ...

... of Forestry and Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University) recently experimented with cutting switch grass at the East Texas Plant Materials ...