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Aztalan State Park

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1213 S Main St Lake
Mills, WI 53551

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°43.065563 °-88.859566


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172 acres


Aztalan state park contains Wisconsin's most important archaeological site. It showcases an ancient Middle-Mississippian village that thrived between A.D. 1000 and 1300.

Archaeologists say that the occupants had cultural traditions in common with Cahokia, a large Middle-Mississippian settlement near East St. Louis, Illinois. The people who settled Aztalan built large, flat-topped pyramidal mounds and a stockade around their village. They hunted, fished, and farmed on the floodplain of the Crawfish River. Portions of the stockade and two mounds have been reconstructed in the park.

Aztalan State Park

Aztalan State Park