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

Troyville Earthworks

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
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May 27, 2017
1. Troyville Earthworks Marker
Inscription. The 82-foot-tall "Great Mound" of Troyville once stood here. In 1936, Archaeologist Winslow Walker made this diagram, depicting the size and shape of the mound. Today, only 3 feet of mound fill remains.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana Ancient Mounds Trail marker series.
 
Location. 31° 37.631′ N, 91° 48.937′ W. Marker is in Jonesville, Louisiana, in Catahoula Parish. Marker is on Second Street near Willow Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in front of St. Gerard Catholic Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 Willow Street, Jonesville LA 71343, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Troyville Earthworks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Routon Mounds (approx. 5.3 miles away); Tew Lake Mounds (approx. 5.7 miles away); Churupa Plantation Mound (approx. 8.3 miles away); Frogmore Mound (approx. 8.7 miles away); Elkhorn Plantation Mound (approx. 8.7 miles away); McGuffee Mounds (approx. 8.7 miles away); Cypress Grove Mound (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesville.
 
More about this marker. Address given is for St. Gerard Church.
 
Also see . . .  Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - Troyville Earthworks. (Submitted on May 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
Troyville Earthworks Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Troyville Earthworks Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2017.
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