Earthlodge (replica) of “Glenwood Culture” Native Americans Scenic Loess Hills near Glenwood, IA Glenwood Culture—Ancestral Plains Indians, prior to European contact Archaeological dig near Glenwood…120+ sites already identified on Glenwood Preserve Glenwood Culture…pottery, crafts, jewelry, and trading along Missouri River
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Click to learn Archaeologists estimate that as many as 1,000 earth lodge dwellings once covered the hills and valleys within a 10-mile radius of the confluence of the Platte and Missouri rivers.

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Click to see photos Thousands of artifacts have been collected. Fascinating earth lodge models exist. Check out these pieces of history and you’ll see why we are so excited to bring the past to life in a new interpretive center.

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