The Iliniwek Village State Historic Site is a state park, historic site, and recreation area in Wayland, Missouri. The site is located high above the Des Moines River?s floodplain.
Established as a state unit in 1992, the Illiniwek Village State Historic Site traces its roots back to the mid 1600s when it was used as an Illinois Indian village. The site is a highly important archaeological discovery, being a large and highly preserved example of an Indian village of its kind.
Visitors of the Illiniwek Village State Historic Site can enjoy tours around the historic site. There are several interpretive signs around the site allowing visitors to learn more about the area?s history. Folks can also enjoy picnicking and hiking at the park.
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