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Stay up-to-date with all the latest news & information from Three Eagles. We will have various events and articles posted throughout the year for all to learn and enjoy the effigy mounds and their rich history.

June 21st – Summer Solstice Observance and Frank’s Hill

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June 21st – Summer Solstice Observance and Frank’s Hill

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County to observe the setting sun on the longest of day of the year, the summer solstice.  The official start of summer will occur at 10:54 a.m. on Friday, June 21st.  All are welcome to join the Three Eagles Foundation on the hill to view the first sunset of summer.  Early risers also may enjoy the glorious sunrises from the site.  Weather permitting, the Three Eagles Foundation will provide a guided tour.  The site also serves a grand place for...

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CELEBRATE SPRING’S ARRIVAL AT FRANK’S HILL

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CELEBRATE SPRING’S ARRIVAL AT FRANK’S HILL

Winter has not yet relinquished the icy grip on the landscape but the calendar says spring will arrive soon.  The tradition of observing solstice and equinox events at a site in southern Richland County will continue with marking the vernal equinox amongst the ancient effigy mounds at Frank’s Hill near Muscoda.  The Three Eagles Foundation will welcome people for the sunrises and sunsets on Wednesday and Thursday, March 20th and 21st, in recognition of the changing of the seasons.  Spring officially begins at 4:58 p.m. (CDT) on Wednesday,...

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WINTER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SLATED FOR FRANK’S HILL – Friday, Dec. 21st

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WINTER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SLATED FOR FRANK’S HILL – Friday, Dec. 21st

     The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County on Friday, December 21st, when the setting sun on the shortest of day of the year will be viewed from a small knoll peppered with effigy mounds in southern Richland County. The property is located on STH 193 just off STH 60 a few miles west of Muscoda and has been the site of many solstice and equinox gatherings in the past.  Weather permitting, area residents are invited to join the festivities and remember events of the past year.  A moment...

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Franks Hill Fall Equinox Event – September 23rd!

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Franks Hill Fall Equinox Event – September 23rd!

Frank’s Hill, an effigy mound site in southern Richland County, will be open to the public on Friday, September 21st through Sunday, September 23rd  for observance of the autumnal equinox. Everyone is invited to gather at Frank’s Hill near Muscoda from Friday through Sunday to view the sunrise or sunset or to visit the site during the day to see the mounds and the grand vista.  A campfire and sharing of stories hosted by the Three Eagles Foundation will occur following the sunset on Sunday night.  The event is subject to suitable weather...

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Summer Solstice Observance set for Frank’s Hill – Thursday, June 21st

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Summer Solstice Observance set for Frank’s Hill – Thursday, June 21st

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County to observe the setting sun on the longest of day of the year, the summer solstice. The official start of summer will occur at 5:07 a.m. on Thursday, June 21st. All are welcome to join the Three Eagles Foundation on the hill to view the first sunset of summer. Early risers also may enjoy the glorious sunrises from the site. Weather permitting, the Three Eagles Foundation will provide a guided tour and campfire. Stargazing will follow the sunset with planets Venus and Saturn...

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