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

Peck Mounds

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
Peck Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 4, 2015
1. Peck Mounds Marker
Inscription. The Peck Mounds site has 5 mounds built along the bluff above Lake Louie. Only 4 mounds are visible today. The largest is platform shaped and measures 18 feet tall and 165 by 180 feet at the base. The smaller 3 are domed shaped and average only 4 feet tall. The entire complex was occupied around AD 750–1100.
 
Erected by State of Louisiana.
 
Location. 31° 49.515′ N, 91° 39.072′ 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 Village (here, next to this marker); The Blues Trail: Mississipi to Louisiana (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Peck Mounds. From the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism. (Submitted on August 14, 2015.) 

2. Wikipedia article on the Peck Mounds. (Submitted on December 31, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNative AmericansSettlements & 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 189 times since then and 5 times this year. 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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