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Frogmore in Concordia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Frogmore Mound

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
Frogmore Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
1. Frogmore Mound Marker
Inscription.  Frogmore is an Indian mound and village site that dates to about AD 700-1200. The mound is rectangular and was built in two separate episodes. It is 14 feet high, 157 by 190 feet at the base, and 60 by 72 feet at the summit. The mound was built within the village area.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana Ancient Mounds Trail series list.
 
Location. 31° 36.267′ N, 91° 40.267′ W. Marker is in Frogmore, Louisiana, in Concordia Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 84 and Frogmore Plantation Road on Highway 84. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11054 Highway 84, Ferriday LA 71334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elkhorn Plantation Mound (approx. 1.3 miles away); Churupa Plantation Mound (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cypress Grove Mound (approx. 5.4 miles away); DePrato Mounds (approx. 5.8 miles away); Bayou Memorial Park Flags
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(approx. 7 miles away); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Louisiana (approx. 7.1 miles away); Jimmy Lee Swaggart (approx. 7.1 miles away); Jerry Lee Lewis (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins. (Submitted on August 22, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - Frogmore Mound. (Submitted on May 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Frogmore Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
2. Frogmore Mound Marker
Frogmore Plantation can be seen in the background.
Frogmore Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
3. Frogmore Mound Marker
This archaeological site is on private property. Please view the site from the highway right-of-way.
NO TRESPASSING
Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
4. Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818
Close by the marker.
Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
5. Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818
Signs says: Welcome to Frogmore. Please pay the tour guide before entering the buildings.
Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
6. Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818
Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
7. Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818
Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Karen Key, July 20, 2008
8. Frogmore Plantation, circa 1818
Map showing mound location. image. Click for full size.
the State of Louisiana
9. Map showing mound location.
Excavations show the mound was built in two stages, a short length of time apart. It was built over a walled, probably ceremonial, structure about 20 to 30 feet in diameter, which was burned and covered with dirt before mound construction.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 3,511 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 22, 2008, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   9. submitted on March 31, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the actual Frogmore Indian Mound structure (which is on private property). • Can you help?

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