Caddo Mounds Features High Flying in March


Programs and activities on raptors and owls take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site in Alto. Dr. Brent Burt leads a program covering the importance of habitat diversity for maintaining a broad range of birds at Caddo Mounds. Other discussions include how individuals can better attract birds to their own yards using some of the same principles. Guests are asked to bring binoculars for onsite birding tours.

Caddo Mounds State Historic Site, a Texas Historical Commission property, is the remains of a large village and religious center built on the prairie overlooking the Neches River by a group of Caddo Indians known as the Hasinai more than 1,200 years ago. 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 preserved burial and ceremonial mounds.

Caddo Mounds is located at 1649 State Highway 21 west, six miles west of Alto, and approximately 30 minutes from Lufkin, Nacogdoches, Jacksonville, and Crockett. Call 936.858.3218 for directions or additional information and see

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