About Us

If you enjoy the Albany Indian mounds, please Join us!

We would appreciate your:

  • Skills
  • Interest
  • Knowledge
  • Time
  • Ideas

Our ultimate goal is the development of a public interpretive center that would present the story of the prehistoric mounds builders.

To become a member of the Albany Indian Mounds Foundation or to volunteer, please contact:

Chris Wilson
Albany Mounds Foundation
P.O. Box 184
Albany, Illinois  61230
phone: 309-887-4865


  • Clearing the mounds and developing trails
  • Development of the main entrance parking area, including restrooms, picnic shelter, landscaping and information kiosk
  • Development of informational brocures
  • Design and installation of interpretive signs

Ongoing Activities:

  • Mowing
  • Brush and tree removal from trails, prairie, and mounds
  • Structures and landscaping maintence
  • Prairie burns
  • Educational programs
  • Sale of Albany mounds books

The purpose of the Foundation is to assist the state of Illinois historic preservation agency with the preservation and interpretation of the Albany Mounds State historic Site


Albany Indian Mounds Foundation
Founded 1988
with 60 members and 10 trustees
Friends of the Albany Indian Mounds Foundation
Tax exempt 501 (c)(3) Foundation


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