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Southeast Region
Towosahgy State Park
TOWOSAHGY STATE PARK
TOWOSAHGY STATE PARK
This 64-acre state historic site preserves the remains of a once-fortified Indian village, which also was an important ceremonial center. Indians of the Mississippian Culture inhabited the site between 1000 A.D. and 1400 A.D. A kiosk with exhibits interprets the history and significance of this important Mississippian archaeological site.


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May 18
Nice natural setting with some archaeological information presented. Is very quiet and gives the visitor a nice experience.


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From St. Louis : Travel south on I-55 to Exit 58/Hwy. 80/Matthews/East Prairie. After exiting, turn east toward East Prairie and follow Hwy. 80 through East Prairie. Turn right/south onto Hwy. 77 and continue approximately eight miles to County Road 502. Turn right/west onto the gravel road; the historic site is one mile ahead on the left.

From Jefferson City : Travel east on U.S. Hwy. 54 to Kingdom City. Take I-70 east to Exit 210A/U.S. Hwy. 41/61/Kirkwood/Forest Park. Take U.S. Hwy. 40 east to Exit 25/I-270/Chicago/Memphis; merge onto I-270 south and continue for about 11 miles. Take Exit 1B-A/I-55/St. Louis/Memphis and head south on I-55. At Exit 58/Hwy. 80/Matthews/East Prairie, turn east toward East Prairie and follow Hwy. 80 through East Prairie. Turn right/south onto Hwy. 77 and continue approximately eight miles to County Road 502. Turn right/west onto the gravel road; the historic site is one mile ahead on the left.

From Springfield, Mo. : Travel east on U.S. Hwy. 60 to the Sikeston area. Take Exit 1A/I-55/Memphis and head south for about seven miles. Take Exit 58/Hwy. 80/Matthews/East Prairie and turn east toward East Prairie. Follow Hwy. 80 through East Prairie; turn right/south onto Hwy. 77 and travel approximately eight miles. Turn right/west onto County Road 502 (gravel road); the historic site is one mile ahead on the left.

USA Parks
Missouri
Southeast Region
Towosahgy State Park
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