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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Jonesville in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Tew Lake Mounds

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
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May 27, 2017
1. Tew Lake Mounds Marker
Inscription. Tew Lake has 3 small, irregularly shaped mounds. The 2 in pasture on the south side of Routon Road are almost 4 feet tall. The one north of Routon Road has been reduced in height by plowing and is less than 3 feet tall. Soil studies and artifacts found here suggest Indians built the mounds around 3000 BC.

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° 42.57′ N, 91° 49.344′ W. Marker is in Jonesville, Louisiana, in Catahoula Parish. Marker is on Routon Road 0.3 miles from State Highway 124, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Routon Mounds (approx. 1.1 miles away); McGuffee Mounds (approx. 3 miles away); Harrisonburg Mounds (approx. 4.1 miles away); Fort Beauregard (approx. 4.3 miles away); Catahoula Parish Veterans Memorial (approx.
Tew Lake Mounds Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Tew Lake Mounds Marker
4.3 miles away); Troyville Earthworks (approx. 5.7 miles away); a different marker also named Troyville Earthworks (approx. 5.7 miles away); Cypress Grove Mound (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesville.
 
Also see . . .  Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - Tew Lake Mounds. (Submitted on May 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2017.
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