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Near Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Winterville Mounds

 
 
Winterville Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
1. Winterville Mounds Marker
Inscription.  Ceremonial Indian mounds built around 1000 A.D. they comprise one of the largest mound groups in the Mississippi Valley. Great central mound is 55 ft. in height.
 
Erected 1956 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 33° 29.181′ N, 91° 3.84′ W. Marker is near Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is on State Highway 1 north of Indian Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1145 Indian Rd, Greenville MS 38703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Symbols Tell Stories (within shouting distance of this marker); Winterville (within shouting distance of this marker); Lockheed T-33A (approx. 4.2 miles away); History of the 51-6601 (approx. 4.2 miles away); Harriet Blanton Theobald Park
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(approx. 4.8 miles away); St. Matthew's A. M. E. Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Mt. Horeb M.B. Church (approx. 5 miles away); Walter Horn, Jr. (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Winterville Mounds. Mississippi Department of Archives and History (Submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.) 
 
Winterville Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
2. Winterville Mounds Marker
Winterville Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 25, 2020
3. Winterville Mounds Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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