Near Mount Gilead in Montgomery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Town Creek Indian Mound
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
In commemorating and illustrating The history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 35° 11.02′ N, 79° 55.825′ W. Marker is near Mount Gilead, North Carolina, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from 509 Town Creek Mound Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Gilead NC 27306, 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. Burial Huts at Town Creek (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preservation and the Archaeological Record (about 400 feet away); Haywood Motor Company McAulay Bros. Store (approx. 4.6 miles away); Ingram McAulay Hardware & Furniture (approx. 4.6 miles away); Ross & Ingram Grocery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Williams Barber Shop (approx. 4.6 miles away); O.C. Bruton Store (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Gilead.
More about this marker. The marker is behind the visitor's center.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 1,054 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 24, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.