archaeology http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Efforts Underway To Enhance National Designation Of Cahokia Mounds http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/efforts-underway-enhance-national-designation-cahokia-mounds <p>Cahokia Mounds near Collinsville, contains mounds constructed by an ancient Mississippian people. <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/update-archaeological-discoveries-made-possible-new-mississippi-river-bridge">Recent archeological discoveries</a> made as a result of construction of the Stan Musial&nbsp;Veterans Memorial Bridge have highlighted the people who used to inhabit the area.</p><p>A group is now trying to bolster recognition of Cahokia and the rest of the mounds by gaining some type of national designation through the National Park Service.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:03:57 +0000 Camille Phillips 34340 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Efforts Underway To Enhance National Designation Of Cahokia Mounds