Ancient Mounds, A guide to public earthen mounds, Earthworks, cliff dwellings, pueblos, petroglyphs, caves, stone chambers, rock art, and ancient sites of North America. Ancient Mounds are found all over the world. Sites listed by state, with maps and information on artifacts unearthed at each site.  Articles on Ancient People and Places.  History of Prehistoric Peoples Including The Hopewell, Fort Ancient, Phoenician, Anasazi, Vikings, Welsh, Irish, and more.  Learn about places to visit to see Ancient History.

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YOUR GUIDE TO ANCIENT SITES




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 America's Stonehenge


March 19th: Vernal Equinox Ritual
A special celebration hosted by Katja Esser

that runs from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. 

March 20th: Vernal / Spring Equinox (Ostara)
Open sunrise to sunet.​

​http://www.stonehengeusa.com/index.html


Chichen Itza

During each spring and fall equinox in Chichén Itzá, the great pyramid of Kukulcán  has 91 steps on each of the four sides, including one step on top, constitute 365 steps corresponding one for every day of the year. On the Spring & Autumn equinox, in the afternoon a serpent-like shadow slithers down its staircase.


March 20 & Sept 22


http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/483


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Chambers of New England

Stone Chambers are found in the North Eastern section of the United States.   Their purpose is still unclear, although many theories exist.  <Read More>

 Chaco Canyon


Program is are presented at Casa Rinconada, a Chacoan great kiva, at sunrise. Join park staff to observe the alignment of the building with the equinox sunrise.

https://www.nps.gov/chcu/planyourvisit/nightsky.htm


 Loughcrew


Located in Ireland, see the sun illuminate the chamber of Loughcrew.

Equinox Festival each March 19th to 21st and September 19th  

http://loughcrew.com/cairns/​




Best Places to Celebrate the Equinox