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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Burial Mound

 
 
Burial Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 20, 2021
1. Burial Mound Marker
Inscription.  This mound was constructed by Native Americans between A.D. 900-1100 and contains the remains of individuals who lived in nearby settlements. The mound was reduced in height due to agriculture and excavations in the early 19th Century. Another excellent example can be seen behind the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine on Neyland Drive.
 
Erected 2000 by Sequoyah Hills Preservation Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans.
 
Location. 35° 55.697′ N, 83° 57.566′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Cherokee Boulevard Southwest 0.1 miles north of Kenesaw Avenue, in the median. Marker is along Sequoyah Greenway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Cherokee Boulevard Southwest, Knoxville TN 37919, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Bleak House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Longstreet's Headquarters (approx. 1˝ miles
Burial Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 20, 2021
2. Burial Mound Marker
away); War Dog Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Death of Gen. William P. Sanders (approx. 1.7 miles away); UT RecSports Complex (approx. 1.7 miles away); Herbert H. Hoover (approx. 1.8 miles away); Sultana Monument (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 21, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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