Route 66 Buzz-Native American History on Route 66

I stayed near the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site during my research for travels along Route 66. Native American History and culture is preserved through 68 mounds, including a sun calendar known as Woodhenge. Out of respect for Native American beliefs, events do not feature ceremonies or rituals of any kind. The inhabitants left no written records beyond symbols on pottery, shell, copper, wood, and…

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Rick Hammer

Rick Hammer

Rick Hammer was born in Joplin, Missouri along Route 66, schooled in Saint Paul, Minnesota at Macalester College. Writing has driven him to 16 countries.