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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.

FRANK’S HILL OPEN TO PUBLIC FOR EQUINOX EVENT – SEPT 22nd & 23RD

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FRANK’S HILL OPEN TO PUBLIC FOR EQUINOX EVENT – SEPT 22nd & 23RD

MUSCODA…..Frank’s Hill, an effigy mound site in southern Richland County, will be open to the public for observance of the autumnal equinox.  Fall officially begins at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, September 23rd.  Everyone is invited to gather at Frank’s Hill near Muscoda to view the sunset and gather around a campfire on the evening of the September 22nd to bid farewell to summer or to view the first sunrise of autumn on the morning of September 23rd.  The site also may be visited during the day to see the mounds and the grand...

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’23 SUMMER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SET FOR FRANK’S HILL

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’23 SUMMER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SET FOR FRANK’S HILL

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County to observe the setting sun on the summer solstice, which marks the most daylight between sunrise and sunset in the calendar year. The official start of summer will occur at 9:57 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21st. Weather permitting, the Three Eagles Foundation will provide a guided tour and a campfire for sharing stories in the evening. Participants are encouraged to arrive by 7:30 p.m. to have time to walk around the mounds and should be there by 8:00 p.m. to enjoy the sunset....

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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 season’s cold grip on the landscape but the calendar says spring will arrive soon. The snow cover is disappearing and the sandhill cranes and robins are returning! The tradition of observing solstice and equinox events at a site in southern Richland County will continue with recognition of the vernal equinox amongst the ancient effigy mounds at Frank’s Hill near Muscoda. The Three Eagles Foundation will welcome people for the sunset on Monday, March 20th, and sunrise on Tuesday, March 21st, marking of the...

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THREE EAGLES FOUNDATION REMEMBERS FRANK SHADEWALD

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THREE EAGLES FOUNDATION REMEMBERS FRANK SHADEWALD

MUSCODA…..Frank Shadewald, founder of the Three Eagles Foundation and former owner of the property known as “Frank’s Hill” in southern Richland County, was remembered by the organization that seeks to continue his vision for the site on the date of what would have been his 90th birthday, December 12th.  The group’s President, David O. Martin, said, “We remember Frank Shadewald on this day for his foresight in establishing the Three Eagles Foundation and donating the land and a modest endowment to enable us to carry forward the work...

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WINTER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SLATED FOR FRANK’S HILL – Wednesday, December 21st

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WINTER SOLSTICE OBSERVANCE SLATED FOR FRANK’S HILL – Wednesday, December 21st

The public is invited to Frank’s Hill in southern Richland County on Wednesday, 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 of silence will...

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