Long before Europeans came to North America, native people with a highly advanced culture flourished in southwestern Indiana.
The Mississippians were not that different from modern Anmericans, as a large home on top of a mound was a huge status symbol for these native peoples in a 103-acre village in Western Warrick County, Ind.
Angel Mouns Satae Historic Site was home to more than a thousand Mississippians from about 1000 A.D. to 1450 A.D. According to Site Director Mike Linderman, these Native Americans left us plenty of clues about their lives.
Visitors today enjoy walking the grounds and viewing the 11 mounds left by the Mississippians, and also a wonderful, interactive museum that showcases artifacts found on the site.
[read more on page 46 of our online issue]