• A quiet summer walk through the Marching Bear Group of effigy mounds

    Effigy Mounds

    National Monument Iowa

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Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area is a network of historic and cultural sites in eastern Iowa that tell the American story of farm life, agribusiness, and rural communities, past and present. It is one of 37 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an Affiliated Area of the National Park Service.



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Did You Know?

Bird Mounds: Effigy Mounds National Monument today - is a sacred site to many American Indians.

Effigy Mounds National Monument is located in territory that was hotly contested by Indians and the American government. In 1832, the U.S. forced the Sauk and Fox tribes to cede land south of the “Neutral Ground” along the Mississippi River, which included the lands of the present National Monument.