Batesville in Panola County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Mississippi Mound Trail
Erected 2016 by MDAH, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Office of State Aid Road Construction, Federal Highway Administration & private landowners.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi Mound Trail marker series.
Location. 34° 20.743′ N, 89° 55.436′ W. Marker is in Batesville, Mississippi, in Panola County. Marker is on Mississippi Route 35N half a mile south of Interstate 55, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Batesville MS 38606, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. King Visits Batesville (approx. 2½ miles away); St. Stephens Episcopal Church (approx. Bates House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Sardis (approx. 6.3 miles away); Como (approx. 11.4 miles away); Napolian Strickland (approx. 11.6 miles away); Mississippi Fred McDowell (approx. 11.6 miles away); Otha Turner (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Batesville.
Regarding Batesville Mounds. The site was first recorded in 1926. A set of copper-covered panpipes recovered from the McCarter Mound are on display in the museum at Winterville Mounds State Park.
Also see . . . The Panolian newspaper article on the development of the site. (Submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Anthropology • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 99 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.