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Near Sicily Island in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Peck Village

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
Peck Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
1. Peck Village Marker
Inscription. Peck Village is a village and mound site where Indians lived between 100 BC and AD 1200. Archaeologist James A. Ford excavated here in 1933. He used a method called seriation to study the changes in pottery decoration through time. Based on pottery from this site, he defined the first culture sequence for Louisiana prehistory.
 
Location. 31° 49.514′ N, 91° 39.071′ W. Marker is near Sicily Island, Louisiana, in Catahoula Parish. Marker is on Peck Road (State Highway 1017) 1.4 miles south of State Highway 8, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located at the end of the public-maintained segment of Peck Road. Marker is in this post office area: Sicily Island LA 71368, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peck Mounds (here, next to this marker); The Blues Trail: Mississipi to Louisiana (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers
 
Peck Village and Peck Mounds Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
2. Peck Village and Peck Mounds Markers
View to the southwest with Mound E of the Peck Mounds behind the markers to the right
Peck Village and Peck Mounds Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
3. Peck Village and Peck Mounds Markers
View to the north
Peck Village and Peck Mounds Markers<br>at the End of Peck Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
4. Peck Village and Peck Mounds Markers
at the End of Peck Road
View to the southwest with markers at the end of the public-maintained segment of Peck Road
Lovelace Lake image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
5. Lovelace Lake
View to the northeast
Mound E of the Peck Mounds image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
6. Mound E of the Peck Mounds
Mound E is the largest of the five mounds
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 159 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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