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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.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
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
The McMahan Indian Mound from Rivertrail Ln. Photo, Click for full size
By Lou Claudio, July 2015
6. The McMahan Indian Mound from Rivertrail Ln.
The McMahan Indian Mound Photo, Click for full size
By Lou Claudio, July 2015
7. The McMahan Indian Mound
Hotel at right
The McMahan Indian Mound; Rivertrail Ln. at left Photo, Click for full size
By Lou Claudio, July 2015
8. The McMahan Indian Mound; Rivertrail Ln. at left
The McMahan Indian Mound Photo, Click for full size
By Lou Claudio, July 2015
9. The McMahan Indian Mound
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,668 times since then and 133 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Lou Claudio of Safety Harbor, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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