The Eminija Mounds
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 43° 33.821 W 096° 35.453
14T E 694561 N 4826233
The largest and most numerous mounds group in South Dakota.
Waymark Code: WMEC2
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 06/07/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member cary1952
Views: 35

The burial mounds of the Woodland people are in eastern South Dakota. Burial mounds can be fifty feet long and four or five feet wide. Often many mounds are together in one place. A large group is near Brandon. They are called the Eminija Mounds. Time and weather and human activity have worn them down. Archaeologists know little about the Woodland people. Their mounds tell that they had strong spiritual beliefs and a strong society. They were able to plan and build these mounds.

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Marker Name: The Eminija Mounds

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text: Not listed

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