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Fitzhugh Mound: Ancient Mounds Trail
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kwashnak
N 32° 19.245 W 091° 04.805
15S E 680726 N 3577608
Quick Description: Ancient Mound Trail - Located on LA 602, 4.0 Miles south of I-20 exit 182.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 9/23/2010 9:07:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM9R81
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 6

Long Description:
Ancient Mounds Trail
Fitzhugh Mound

Fitzhugh once had 7 mounds and a linear earthen ridge leading to the site from the west. Now only 2 mounds remain. The largest is square with a flat top. It is 10 feet tall and 150 by 150 feet at the base. The smaller mound is 4 feet tall and 200 feet in diameter at its circular base. Indians built the mounds around AD 1400.
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Marker Name: Ancient Mounds Trail - Fitzhugh Mound

Marker Type: Roadside

What does marker relate to?: Building

Parish: Madison

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: Not listed

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