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Harrisonburg in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Harrisonburg Mounds

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
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May 27, 2017
1. Harrisonburg Mounds Marker
Inscription. Two Indian mounds make up the Harrisonburg Mounds site. The well-preserved conical mound that can be seen from here was built around AD 200. It is 10 feet high and 115 feet in diameter. The other mound is about 200 feet to the northeast. It is less than 3 feet tall and may be older than the larger mound.

Lower Plaque
This archaeological site is on private property. Please view the site from the highway right-of-way.
NO TRESPASSING
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana Ancient Mounds Trail marker series.
 
Location. 31° 46.106′ N, 91° 49.562′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Louisiana, in Catahoula Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Brushley Street (State Highway 8) and Taliaferro Street, on the left when traveling west on Brushley Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg LA 71340, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Beauregard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Catahoula Parish Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); McGuffee Mounds (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tew Lake Mounds (approx. 4.1 miles away); Routon Mounds (approx. 4.6 miles away); Troyville Earthworks (approx. 9.8 miles away); a different marker also named Troyville Earthworks (approx. 9.8 miles away); Cypress Grove Mound (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
Also see . . .  Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - Harrisonburg Mounds. (Submitted on May 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
Harrisonburg Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Harrisonburg Mounds Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 131 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2017.
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