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Rock Eagle Mound Monument-GSCD-Putnam County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 25.056 W 083° 23.249
17S E 278002 N 3700131
Quick Description: Located at the entrance to the mounds inside Rock Eagle.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/10/2009 12:23:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM6ZJ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
Text of the Plaque:

Rock Eagle Mound

Mound of prehistoric origin. Believed to be ceremonial mound.

Made with white quartz rocks in the shape of an eagle.
Head turned to the east. Length 102 feet. Spread of wings 120 feet.
Depth of breast 8 feet.

Only two such configurations discovered east of the Mississippi River.
Both are in Putnam County.

"Tread softly here white man for long ere you came strange races lived, fought, and loved."

Erected by the Georgia Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century
June 1940
Type of Marker: Monument

Date: June 1940

Sponsor: Georgia Society Colonial Dames of the XVII Century

Marker #: Not listed

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