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Transylvania Mounds
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member kwashnak
N 32° 41.210 W 091° 12.102
15S E 668592 N 3617999
Quick Description: Transylvania Mounds are located on LA hwy 581, 1.3 miles west of US 65
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2011 1:03:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMC3EY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
Views: 5

Long Description:
Transylvania once had up to 12 mounts. Only 6 are visible now. The mounds were rectangular in shape with flat tops prior to being altered in historical times. The largest is nearly 34 feet tall. It is in the center of the site and overlooks 2 plaza areas. Indians built the mounds around AD 1400.

The site is surrounded by corn fields and the mounds are difficult to see in the summertime.
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Marker Name: Transylvania Mounds: Ancient Mounds Trail

Marker Type: Roadside

What does marker relate to?: Building

Parish: East Carroll

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: Not listed

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