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Wickliffe Mounds Research Center

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This is the site of a prehistoric Indian village of the Mississippian tradition that existed between approximately 1000 and 1400 AD; archaeologists have unearthed a burial mound, home sites and temple mounds. The site features a study area and museum that are run by Murray State University; interpretive exhibits in the three open excavation areas illustrating prehistoric Indian life and explaining archaeological methods.

Open daily March through November. Tours and group rates are offered by arrangement.

Location: PO Box 155, Wickliffe Kentucky 42087 Telephone 270-335-3681

Other History nearby:
(Cairo) Cairo Custom House
(Kuttawa) Davis House
(Metropolis) Elijah P. Curtis Home
(Cairo) Fort Defiance
(Olmsted) Gore Monument
(New Madrid) Higgerson School Historic Site

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