Iliniwek Village State Historic Site

Iliniwek Village State Historic Site


Location:2 miles north of Wayland on Highway B in Clark County (take gravel roads to site).
Facilities:Picnic sites.
Activities:Interpretive programs.
Special Features:The site of a village once inhabited by the Indians of the Iliniwek Confederacy. The Iliniwek, or Illinois, were one of the three most significant native groups occupying Missouri at the time of first European contact. This site is the only known Ilinewek village in Missouri, and historians believe it was visited by explorers Marquette and Joliet on their 1673 expedition down the Mississippi River.
Address:c/o Battle of Athens State Historic Site
Rt 1 Box 26
Revere, MO 63465

Phone:660-877-3871
Web: www.mostateparks.com/iliniwek.htm
Size: 127 acres.

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