Tupelo in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Native American Site
Woodland Period CA 1000 BC
remains of a large mound.
Artifacts found on this site
indicate the mound and the area
around it was occupied by
Native Americans 3500 years
before the arrival of
the Spanish in 1540.
Location. 34° 15.708′ N, 88° 40.941′ W. Marker is in Tupelo, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on North Veterans Memorial Boulevard 0.1 miles north of Reese Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at Veterans Park, just north of Elvis Presley's birthplace. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Veterans Memorial Boulevard, Tupelo MS 38804, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Creek Tupelo Encampment / Camp Life in Tupelo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Elvis Presley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elvis Country (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elvis Presley's Childhood Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elvis Presley and the Blues (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Outhouse (approx. ¼ mile away); The Tupelo Swamp / Plank Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Shake Rag (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tupelo.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.