Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

Girls in native Caddo dress. Caddo pottery. Storytelling at Caddo Mounds. El Camino Real Fall Festival. El Camino Real De Los Tejas National Historic Trail.

1649 State Hwy. 21 West
Alto, TX 75925
936-858-3218
caddo-mounds@thc.texas.gov

 

More than 1,200 years ago, a group of Caddo Indians known as the Hasinai built a village 26 miles west of present-day Nacogdoches. The site was the southwestern-most ceremonial center for the great Mound Builder culture. Today, three earthen mounds still rise from the lush Pineywoods landscape, where visitors discover the everyday life and the history of this ancient civilization.

Upcoming Events

June 3

World Atl Atl day

The World Atl Atl Association has designated June 3rd as World Atl Atl Day. This sounds like a great reason to invite you out to spend some time learning about this ancient technology and spend time learning to throw atl atl darts.
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September 2

Caddo Culture Day


Join us on September 2nd to celebrate and learn about Caddo culture and history in the ancestral homeland of the Caddo people.
Enjoy artisans, vendors, and other activities. Food vendor TBA (but, we are hoping the Alabama-Coushatta...

October 7

Foraging with Merriwether

This fall is a great time for Foraging with Merriwether!


Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites you to a foraging workshop with Mark “Merriwether” Vorderbruggen. Mark writes the Foraging Texas Blog, http://www.foragingtexas.com...

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