Summer Solstice Sunrise Observance

The Annual Summer Solstice Sunrise Observance is held on the Sunday closest to the actual Solstice event. This year that is June 23, 2024. Meet near the center pole of the Woodhenge Reconstruction, located west of Monks Mound, by 5:20 AM. There will be a 30-minute archaeologist-lead discussion focused on the discovery, function, and significance of this Pre-Columbian structure.
*** Out of respect for Native American Cultures, no ceremonies will be conducted during this event. Admission and parking are free for and no RSVP is needed.