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Spiro Mounds

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18154 First Street, Spiro, OK 74959 United States
(918) 962-2062 http://www.okhistory.org/sites/spiromounds.php

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December 2014

Winter Solstice at Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center

December 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come to the Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center on December 21, 2014, for guided walks to learn about the winter solstice and how American Indians dealt with the changes in the seasons. The pace of life today is so rushed and hectic that the natural rhythms of the sun, moon and stars are forgotten. American Indian farmers understood these rhythms. In the rhythm of the sun, the winter solstice is a period of rest, preparation and celebration. Archaeologist and manager Dennis…

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March 20152015

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center 28th Annual Family Kite Flite Day

March 21, 2015

Come celebrate the end of winter and beginning of spring at the 28th Annual Family Kite Flite Day at the Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center. The Kite Flite Day will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Entry to the Center and most activities will be free although donations are appreciated. It will be a great day to celebrate the end of winter and beginning of spring. Each year since 1987, the Spiro Mounds Archaeological…

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May 2015

Spiro Mounds 38th Birthday Bash and 10th Annual Archaeology Day

May 9, 2015

The Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center will hold our Sixth Annual Archaeology Day on May 9, 2015. On this day the Spiro Mounds site will also celebrate its 38th birthday. As the only prehistoric, Native American archaeological site in Oklahoma that is open to the public, we want to make the public more aware of the past and the science of archaeology. From 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about the past and historic…

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June 2015

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center Summer Solstice Walks

June 20, 2015 - June 21, 2015

Archaeologist and manager Dennis Peterson will lead guided tours starting at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Each walk will take about two hours and require a mile of easy walking. Mr. Peterson will tell about this unique prehistoric Native American mound site, the types of mounds, why they were created and why some of the mounds are lined up for the sunsets of the Solstices and Equinoxes. He will tell the history of the excavations, Native American ceremonies…

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September 2015

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center Autumnal Equinox Walks

September 22, 2015 - September 23, 2015

Archaeologist and manager Dennis Peterson will lead guided tours starting at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Each walk will take about two hours and require a mile of easy walking. Mr. Peterson will tell about this unique prehistoric Native American mound site, the types of mounds, why they were created and why some of the mounds are lined up for the sunsets of the Solstices and Equinoxes. He will tell the history of the excavations, Native American ceremonies…

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December 2015

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center Winter Solstice Walks

December 21, 2015

Archaeologist and manager Dennis Peterson will lead guided tours starting at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Each walk will take about two hours and require a mile of easy walking. Mr. Peterson will tell about this unique prehistoric Native American mound site, the types of mounds, why they were created and why some of the mounds are lined up for the sunsets of the Solstices and Equinoxes. He will tell the history of the excavations, Native American ceremonies…

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