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Deprato Mounds: Ancient Mounds Trail
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kwashnak
N 31° 37.588 W 091° 34.578
15R E 635024 N 3499913
Quick Description: US 84, 1.3 miles west of US 65/US 425 in Ferriday.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2011 6:11:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMANG3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 4

Long Description:
DePrato has 5 dome-shaped mounds, 3 of which are clearly seen from the road. Flooding hs covered the ground and lower portions of the mounds with 2 1/2 feet of sediment. thus the mounds appear smaller than their true height of 5-6 feet. Radicarbon dates and decorated pottery suggest Indians built the mounds around AD 600.
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Marker Name: Deprato Mounds

Marker Type: Roadside

What does marker relate to?: Building

Parish: Concordia

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: Not listed

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