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Effigy Mounds National Monument
Featuring integral American and American Indian history and meaning, the Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeastern Iowa is a delightful stop near Dubuque for any history buff. And although the mounds meaning may not be known, the mounds are thought to be thousands of years old with significance to 18 different Native American tribes.
Things to do at the Effigy National Monument include stopping by the visitor center for educational seminars and programs, as well as viewing the 15-minute historical film. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore the mounds with over 14 miles of hiking trails traversing over 2,500 acres of prairie land and the Mississippi River Valley.
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