caddo mounds state historic site

After Three Years, the Grass House at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Returns

July 8, 2022 | By Amelia Nonemacher

In April 2019, a devastating tornado swept through Caddo Mounds State Historic Site and the neighboring town of Alto.

The Caddo’s Turkey Dance Endures as a Symbol of Survival and Celebration

November 24, 2020 | By John Nova Lomax

Three years ago, perhaps you saw the bizarre and wonderful viral video in which a small flock of about two dozen wild turkeys stalked in continuous circles around a dead cat in the middle of a suburban street.

A Year After the Tornado, Caddo Mounds State Historic Site Provides a Lesson in Resilience

April 11, 2020 | By Kathryn Hunter

At first glance, filled with the bright blooms and lyrical birdsong of early spring, Caddo Mounds State Historic Site seems a place of endless peace, inhabited only by the beauty of nature and the whispers of its rich and ancient past.

Tribal Treks

June 8, 2015 | By John Morthland

The Caddo Indians were among the first Texans, moving into the Neches Valley about 1,200 years ago.

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