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Iliniwek Village State Historic Site

Louis Jolliet and Father Jacques Marquette arrived at this site on June 25, 1673. Illinois Indians were the first American Indians they encountered in what is now Missouri.

A short walking trail crosses the site. The location of an excavated Illinois Indian longhouse is marked to indicate its size. Displays depict the site's history. A picnic area is available. Call if you would like a tour. The site is managed by Battle of Athens State Historic Site.

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Route 27 North
Wayland, MO 63472

Additional Information

Open Year-round
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Unrestricted
All Ages
Biking / Walking Trails
Service Animals Welcome
Pets On Leash Allowed
Free Admission
Advance Contact Required

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