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Sevierville in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The McMahan Indian Mound
 
The McMahan Indian Mound Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. The McMahan Indian Mound Marker
 
Inscription. This Mississippian substructure,16 ft. high and 240 ft.in circumference, built during the Dallas phase (1200-1500), was first excavated in 1881, with artifacts being sent to the Smithsonian. Later excavations exposed nearby villages of the Woodland Indian dating from 200 A.D. to the Cherokee who roamed this valley when pioneers settled in the late 1700s.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical commission. (Marker Number 1C 69.)
 
Location. 35° 51.837′ N, 83° 34.048′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on Chapman Hwy /The Great Smoky Mountains Hwy. (Route 441), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sevierville TN 37862, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sevier County Veterans (approx. mile away); John Porter McCown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Isaac Dockery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nancy Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); William M. Whaley (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Mayors of the City of Sevierville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sevierville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Atchley (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sevierville.
 
The McMahan Indian Mound Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. The McMahan Indian Mound Marker
 
 
The McMahan Indian Mound Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
3. The McMahan Indian Mound Marker
 
 
The McMahan Indian Mound Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
4. The McMahan Indian Mound Marker
 
 
The McMahan Indian Mound Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 4, 2009
5. The McMahan Indian Mound Marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,385 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 19, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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