Caddo Culture Day

Caddo Mounds Burial MoundAlto, Texas-  Caddo Mounds State Historic Site invites the public to participate in their Caddo Culture Day event. Experience Caddo history and culture through a variety of activities, including performances of Caddo Indian music and dance. Try your hand at making stone tools and throwing the atlatl. Enjoy Indian tacos, … Read More

Caddo Mounds Teacher’s Workshop

CMSHS Teachers' WorkshopAlto, Texas- Caddo Mounds State Historic Site (SHS) is offering a Caddo traditions-themed workshop on July 23-25, 2016. The Caddo Mounds SHS is an approved continuing professional educational (CPE) provider for the Texas Education Agency. The intended audience for this workshop is Texas Social Studies, Language Arts, and Fine … Read More

Grass House Returning To Caddo Mounds Summer 2016

Caddo Grass Cutting

Nacogdoches, Texas- It’s time to roll up your sleeves and cut some switch grass! Caddo Mounds State Historic Site (CMSHS) harvested switch grass at the Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest in Nacogdoches in November 2015 for the construction of a traditional Caddo grass house at the site. The next harvest … Read More

Star Gazing at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site

Caddo Mounds Burial Mound

Alto, Texas- Caddo Mounds State Historic Site and Mission Tejas are set to inspire stargazers January 16, among the ancient earthen mounds in Cherokee County. Make plans to get away from the lights of the big city to catch a better glimpse of the night sky and let the galaxy … Read More

2nd Annual El Camino Real de los Tejas Festival at Caddo Mounds

El Camino Real Festival 2014_22Alto, Texas- The second Annual El Camino Real de los Tejas Festival will kick off at the Caddo Mounds State Historic Site on Saturday, October 17. Travel back in time on the historic El Camino Real de los Tejas this fall and enjoy food, fun, pioneer skills, presentations, crafts, music, … Read More