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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Marksville Site

 
 
The Marksville Site Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. The Marksville Site Marker
Inscription. One mile east is the Marksville prehistoric Indian ceremonial center. This site, occupied from 1-400 A.D., was related to the Ohio Hopewell Culture, and was noted for its elaborate trade networks and mortuary ceremonialism.
 
Erected 1982 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour marker series.
 
Location. 31° 6.848′ N, 92° 3.901′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on Tunica Drive East (State Highway 1) 0.1 miles north of Medic Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marksville LA 71351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marc Eliche (here, next to this marker); Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation (approx. mile away); Presentation Convent Chapel (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Auguste Voinche Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort De Russy (approx. 0.9 miles away); The First Bowie Knife (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marksville.
 
Categories. AnthropologyCemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
The Marksville Site Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. The Marksville Site Marker
 
 
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