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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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September 2014

Autumnal Equinox at the Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center

September 22 - 23

Come to Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center on Sept. 22 and 23 for the Autumnal Equinox Walks. As the end of summer nears and crops are ready for harvest, the time of year arrives for the most important of ceremonies for the eastern American Indians, the Busk or Green Corn Ceremony. The Green Corn ceremony was a harvest and renewal ceremony that took place around the Autumnal Equinox in the Spiro area. There will be a series of guided Autumnal Equinox…

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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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