Troyville Earthworks II: Ancient Mounds Trail
Posted by: kwashnak
N 31° 37.602 W 091° 48.985
15R E 612249 N 3499666
Quick Description: In Jonesville, at 376 Willow Street (at 3rd Street)
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2011 6:09:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMANG2
An earthen wall and 9 mounds were once a prominent part of the landscape here. Early explorers described the largest mound or "Great Mound" as being 82 feet high, the tallest mound known in Louisiana. The earth-works were built between 100 BC and AD 700. Only portions of the mounds and wall remain.
Link to more information:: [Web Link]
Marker Name: Troyville Earthworks
Marker Type: Roadside
What does marker relate to?: Building
Year Erected or Date Dedicated: Not listed
Please describe your visit to the marker location.
A photo is not required to log this cache but is encouraged, if possible.
|There are no logs for this waymark yet.