Entries by Justin Smock

Guided Tours Resume!

Guided Tours and Informational Talks will begin May 3rd on the grounds at Cahokia Mounds.  Tours and Talks are by appointment only and are as follows:   Wednesday at 1 pm:  Tour of The Grand Plaza.  Meet in front of Interpretive Center. Thursday at 1 pm:  Tour of Monks Mound.  Meet in MM parking lot […]

Cahokia Mounds Hiring Seasonal Staff

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is hiring seasonal ground maintenance and interpretive staff.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience in Parks Management and get a World Heritage Site on your resume. These are full-time positions for a 6-month duration. Pay is $15 per hour. Hours are 7 am – 3 Pm, days will […]

Spring Cover Photo Contest Results!

The Spring photo contest results are in! Thank you to everyone that participated, we had a total of 19 entries. First Place: Wayne Meriwether “Bee on Flower” Wayne’s photo will be featured on the cover of the Spring issue of our newsletter the Cahokian. Wayne will also receive a $50 gift certificate to our online […]

Cahokia Mounds hiring Conservation Education Representative

Cahokia Mounds is seeking a temporary seasonal position that will not exceed six months to augment permanent staff during the peak season.  This Conservation Education Representative position will fill the need of developing, executing, and presenting programs, activities and events to the general public, school groups, and special interest groups.  Prepares and delivers educational information […]

Nature/Culture Hike

Join Julie Zimmermann, PhD for the Cahokia Mounds Nature/Culture Hike on October 14, 2023, 1pm-4pm. You will learn about native plants and animals and how the Mississippian culture interacted with them and the environment. This 2-hour hike will take you along some of the less commonly traveled trails, so make sure to wear appropriate clothing, sturdy […]

Nature/Culture Hike

Join Julie Zimmermann, PhD for the Cahokia Mounds Nature/Culture Hike on June 3, 2023, from 9am-1pm. You will learn about native plants and animals and how the Mississippian culture interacted with them and the environment. This 2-hour hike will take you along some of the less commonly traveled trails, so make sure to wear appropriate […]

Spring Cover Photo Contest 2023

The Cahokia Mounds Museum Society (CMMS) is looking to you for a Spring-time photo of the site to use as a cover photo for the next issue of the quarterly newsletter the Cahokian. Photos can be from any year as long as you are the photographer. A first-place winner and honorable mention will be selected. […]