dickson mounds

  1. How a Tourist Attraction Displaying the Open Graves of Native Americans Became a State-Run Museum

    by Logan Jaffe Feb. 1, 6 a.m. EST Don Dickson stands outside the wooden structure that was built to protect the excavation at Dickson Mounds. Credit: Illinois Digital Archive, Illinois State Library When William Dickson moved to Fulton County, Illinois, from Kentucky in 1833, he...