Caddo Culture Day
Apr 14 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
ALTO Texas 75925
CADDO MOUNDS STATE HISTORIC SITE
CADDO CULTURE DAY
ALTO, Texas –– Experience Caddo culture through a number of activities planned for April 14th, including a live performance of Caddo Indian music and dance. Other activities include: talks about Caddo culture, guided hikes, children's activities, exhibits by Caddo artists, and more. Food vendors TBA. Activities are scheduled for 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cameras are permitted and lawn chairs and/or blankets are encouraged.
WHAT: Admission is free, but donations to the Friends of Caddo Mounds, Inc. are appreciated. Ample parking is provided.
WHEN: Saturday, April 14, 2018
WHERE: Caddo Mounds SHS, 1649 State Hwy 21 west, Alto, Texas. The site is located 6 miles west of Alto, and approximately 30 minutes from Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville and Crockett, Texas. Call 936-858-3218 for directions or additional information.
BACKGROUND: Caddo Mounds State Historic Site, a Texas Historical Commission property, is the remains of a large village and ceremonial center built by a group of Caddo Indians known as the Hasinai more than 1,200 years ago on the prairie overlooking the Neches River. Located along the historic El Camino Real de los Tejas, the site presents the culture and customs of the Caddo people through intriguing exhibits, displays and the preserved burial and ceremonial mounds. For more information visitwww.visitcaddomounds.com.