Holy Family Church, the only existing vertical log church from this time period

The grounds and the building of the Holy Family Church in Cahokia, Illinois are beautiful. Although we were unable to make it inside with...

The Nicolas Jarrot House, a French History in Cahokia, IL

He was a French-born entrepreneur and land speculator who also served as judge and local militia officer. The unofficial website for the house said,...

The Cahokia Courthouse, a look into French Creole frontier life

Did you know that in southern Illinois there is an area referred to as the French Creole Corridor? The area is in the Mid-Mississippi...

Cahokia Mounds, the Indian city that was

It is truly mind boggling that an entire Indian City, the largest prehistoric Indian site north of Mexico, was located near Collinsville, Illinois. The...