Sites of the "Mound Builders" of North America. ...called mounds because they are so eroded when so named, but they were originally pyramids w grand boulevards - Bartram's Travels pub 1791 describes the remains in Florida
Adena Giant Mound Builders - In the 1800s, reports began to surface of the discovery of very large skeletal remains in the burial mounds of North America. These skeletons were described as reaching seven to eight feet (2.4 meters) in length, with a lower frequency of discoveries spanning nine to 11 feet (3.3 meters) in length, and having very large skulls and gigantic lower jawbones.
Illinois Adventure #1308 "Cahokia Mounds" The remains of the most sophisticated prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico are preserved at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site. Within the 2,200-acre tract, located a few miles west of Collinsville, Illinois, lie the archaeological remnants of the central section of the ancient settlement that is today known as Cahokia.