Salomon Mounds - Mississippi Mound Trail - Coahoma, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 34° 22.620 W 090° 29.355
15S E 730859 N 3806815
Quick Description: Located on Coahoma-Rich Road south of U.S. 61, Coahoma
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 12/10/2020 7:35:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM13GKA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member scrambler390
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Long Description:
When first recorded, Salomon Mounds had three (possibly four) large platform mounds and as many as eight smaller mounds arranged around a central plaza. The smaller mounds have been plowed away, while one of the large mounds was destroyed in 1958 to provide fill for road construction. Of the remaining mounds, Mound A is roughly 26 feet tall and has a 19th century cemetery located on its summit. Mound C is currently just over six feet tall. The mounds were built during the early Mississippi Period, ca. AD 1200-1350.
Date Installed:: 2016

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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