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Tupelo in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Native American Site

Woodland Period CA 1000 BC

 
 
Native American Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
1. Native American Site Marker
Note the outline of the State of Mississippi around the edge of the stone.
Inscription.  
This small knoll is what
remains of a large mound.
Artifacts found on this site
indicate the mound and the area
around it was occupied by
Native Americans 3500 years
before the arrival of
the Spanish in 1540.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative AmericansNotable Places.
 
Location. 34° 15.708′ N, 88° 40.941′ W. Marker is in Tupelo, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on North Veterans Memorial Boulevard, 0.1 miles north of Reese Street, on the right when traveling north. Located at Veterans Park, just north of Elvis Presley's birthplace. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Tupelo MS 38804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Creek Tupelo Encampment / Camp Life in Tupelo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Birthplace / East Tupelo 1935-1948 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Elvis Presley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elvis Country
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Elvis Presley's Childhood Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elvis Presley and the Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Outhouse (approx. ¼ mile away); The Tupelo Swamp / Plank Road (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tupelo.
 
The slight knoll can be seen just behind the marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
2. The slight knoll can be seen just behind the marker.
Wide view of stone, in far right distance south towards downtown Tupelo. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
3. Wide view of stone, in far right distance south towards downtown Tupelo.
Native American Site Marker and Veterans Park. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, April 7, 2017
4. Native American Site Marker and Veterans Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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