We lived a few hours north of Cahokia Mounds and drove the other side of the Mississippi River right past it numerous times on trips to Saint Louis, Missouri. 317 more words
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COLLINSVILLE, IL (KTVI) – More than 30 years ago, the American Legion post in Collinsville planted what was called ‘The Freedom Tree’ to honor veterans and remember POWs and armed service members considered MIA. 325 more words
I can’t say I remember the first time I went to a flea market, but I can tell you where it was; Collinsville, Alabama. Weekends were made for plundering through booths, digging through piles of junque, and finally finding that “treasure” you just can’t live without. 814 more words
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in southern Illinois say a man and his 13-year-old grandson are dead after a boating incident on Rend Lake.
In a news release, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department says 63-year-old Terry Calvert of New Baden had taken his two grandchildren from Collinsville fishing on Monday. 94 more words
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (IRN) - A crowd will gather in Collinsville on Sunday to welcome winter.
The place will be Woodhenge, a circle of wooden posts at Cahokia Mounds, where the Mississippian culture of 1,000 years ago observed the sunrise as far south in the sky as it would be, marking the winter solstice. 134 more words
If you’re a fan of ketchup, then you definitely need to visit the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle in Collinsville, Illinois. Originally, this 170-feet tall tower held water, not ketchup. 198 more words