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Before Europeans arrived on this continent,  Native Americans constructed huge mounds.  Many have been fully or partly excavated, and we offer a list of those that have been at least partially preserved.  Many of the sites we present have museums or interpretive centers.  If we've missed some or need to update information on others, please tell us  
 

Mounds  Georgia - Indiana

 
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Georgia
Blakely
Kolomoki Mounds State Park Museum
205 Indian Mounds Road
Blakely GA 39823
Phone 229 724-2150
Web Site http://gastateparks.org/info/kolomoki/
Description seven earthen mounds, museum partially inside an excavated mound, outdoor activities also available
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Park
Building Type Mounds
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor Recreation
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American
Era 250 - 950 AD
New or Updated: 04/15/2003

Georgia
Cartersville
Etowah Indian Mounds Historical Site
Address
Cartersville GA
Phone
Web Site 
http://notatlanta.org/etowahmounds.html
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place
Building Type  Mounds

Georgia
Macon
Ocmulgee National Monument
1207 Emery Highway
Macon GA  31210
Phone 
478 752-8257
Web Site  www.nps.gov/ocmu/
Description  10,000 years of history on one site, mounds, earthlodge, Colonial trading post
Type of Resource  Museum
Building Type  Mounds
Field of Study Science Facility  Archaeology
Group Identity  Native American

 

 

 

  Iowa
Harpers Ferry
Effigy Mounds National Monument
151 HWY 76
Harpers Ferry IA  52146
Phone 
563 873-3491
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/efmo/
E-mail   efmo_superintendent@nps.gov
Description  195 mounds, 31 effigies of mammals, birds, or reptiles, on 2500 acres, visitor center, 11 miles of trails
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Building Type  Mounds
Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
Field of Study Science Facility  Archaeology
Group Identity  Native American
  Illinois
Collinsville
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
30 Ramey Drive
Collinsville IL  62234
Phone 
618 346-5160
Web Site  http://medicine.wustl.edu/~mckinney/cahokia/cahokia.html
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place
Building Type Mounds
Group Identity  Native American

Illinois
Lewistown
Dickson Mounds State Museum
10956 N Dickson Mounds Rd
Lewistown IL  61542
Phone 
309 547-3721
Web Site  www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/dickson/
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Building Type  Mounds
Field of Study Science Facility  Archaeology
Group Identity  Native American

Indiana
Evansville
Angel Mounds SHS
8215 Pollack Ave
Evansville IN 47715
Phone
812 853-3956
Web Site
http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/AngelMounds/Historic.asp
E-mail mailto:curator@angelmounds.org&cc=museumcommunication@dnr.state.in.us
Alt Web http://www.angelmounds.org/
Description Reconstructed structures at Indian Mounds on 600 acres, once held up to 3000 people
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mounds
Group Identity Native American
Era 100-1300 AD
Owner/Operator: State of Indiana
New or Updated: 07/04/2003
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