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Gautier in Jackson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Graveline Bayou Indian Mound

 
 
Graveline Bayou Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, January 22, 2019
1. Graveline Bayou Indian Mound Marker
Inscription.  The nearby earthen mound was built by prehistoric Indians during the Late Woodland Period between 400 and 700 A. D. The mound's flat summit was used for ceremonial purposes. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is one of the few remaining Native American mounds on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
 
Erected 2002 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 30° 21.81′ N, 88° 39.57′ W. Marker is in Gautier, Mississippi, in Jackson County. Marker is on Barracuda Dr. 0.2 miles south of Graveline Rd, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gautier MS 39553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gautier War Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); City of Gautier (approx. 2.2 miles away); Twelve Oaks (approx. 2˝ miles away); New Era Missionary Baptist Church
Graveline Bayou Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, January 22, 2019
2. Graveline Bayou Indian Mound Marker
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(approx. 2.8 miles away); Creosote Works (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gautier School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Saint Pierre's Episcopal Church (approx. 3 miles away); Fernando Gautier and Sons Sawmill (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gautier.
 
Regarding Graveline Bayou Indian Mound. The mound is not visible from the sign and is in a residential neighborhood. The location of the subject mound was not apparent.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2019, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2019, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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