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Fall Colors & Nature Discovery

Dickson Mounds Museum 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown, IL

Enjoy the fall colors and discover the variety of trees and other nature tidbits along the trails at Dickson Mounds!  Through the month of October, different points of interest will…

Free

New Trailhead Kiosks Celebration

Dickson Mounds Museum 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown, IL

Join us for a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the completion of the new trailhead kiosks on the Museum’s grounds and to recognize local Havana resident and Eagle Scout candidate…

Free

Tot Time: Farm Frenzy

Dickson Mounds Museum 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown, IL

Tot Time is happening this month at Dickson Mounds! Adults and their tots will have fun exploring, discovering, and learning on the first Thursday of the month. A different topic is featured each month. Tara Ricker, owner of Within Walking Distance Homestead of Little America (Fulton Co.) will make her annual visit to Tot Time…

Free

Kid’s Giveaway—Make your own Pottery!

Dickson Mounds Museum 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown, IL

As part of Native American Heritage month, celebrate a traditional practice that has been observed in Illinois for thousands of years! Kids are welcome to pick up a free activity…

Free

Mound Tour

Dickson Mounds Museum 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown, IL

The most obvious evidence of the prehistoric past of the Spoon River area is manifested by earthworks built for a variety of purposes. We will visit the present and former locations of several important earthworks located in the Lewistown-Havana area and discuss what is known about them. Please dress appropriately for outdoor conditions. Participants will…

Free

Illinois Mounds & their Meaning

Dickson Mounds Museum 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Road, Lewistown, IL

Join Dr. Duane Esarey and Logan Pappenfort for a discussion of the earthworks which help shape the landscape of the Prairie State. Learn about the history of the mounds as well as the different perspectives and viewpoints surrounding these important sites. Come away with a better understanding and respect for the native land which we…

Free