Near Blakely in Early County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Kolomoki Mounds Archaeological Area
Erected 2001 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 049-10.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 28.088′ N, 84° 56.899′ W. Marker is near Blakely, Georgia, in Early County. Marker is on Indian Mounds Road ¼ mile east of Georgia Click for map. The marker stands in front of the Visitors Center / Museum at the Kolomoki Mounds Historic Park, a Georgia State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Indian Mounds Road, Blakely GA 39823, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Three Notch Trail (approx. 3.4 miles away); Kolomoki Mounds State Park 4 mi. (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Factory Creek (approx. 6.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Confederate Flag Pole (approx. 6.3 miles away); Early County (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Three Notch Trail (approx. 8.1 miles away); Showplace of the South (approx. 8.3 miles away in Alabama); Oakland High School (approx. 10.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blakely.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker erected by the Georgia Historical Commission titled "The Kolomoki Indian Mounds" with the same number but a substantially different text.
Also see . . .
1. Kolomoki Mounds Historic Park. Official Georgia State Park page. (Submitted on October 18, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Kolomoki Mounds. The New Georgia (Submitted on October 18, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
3. Kolomoki Mounds. The Wikipedia article on Kolomoki Mounds also mentions the theft from the museum in 1974. In March of that year the museum was burglarized, and every single artifact on display, more than 129 pieces, was stolen. Fewer than half have ever been recovered. (Submitted on October 18, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Additional keywords. Museums
Categories. • Anthropology • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.