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

Churupa Plantation Mound

Ancient Mounds Trail

Charupa Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
1. Charupa Mound Marker
Inscription. Churupa Plantation Mound was built around AD 1000. The mound was constructed in a single episode on top of the remains of an earlier Indian village. Plowing has altered the original conical shape. Today, the mound is 7 feet tall and 150 by 125 feet at the base.

Lower Plaque
This archaeological site is on private property. Please view the site from the highway right-of-way.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana Ancient Mounds Trail marker series.
Location. 31° 38.301′ N, 91° 40.531′ W. Marker is in Ferriday, Louisiana, in Concordia Parish. Marker is on Dunbarton Road (State Highway 566) 2 miles north of Louisiana Avenue (U.S. 84), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ferriday LA 71334, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elkhorn Plantation Mound (approx. 1.1 miles away); Frogmore Mound (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cypress Grove Mound (approx. 3 miles away); DePrato Mounds (approx. 5.9 miles away); Lamarque Landing Mound (approx. 6.3 miles
Charupa Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Charupa Mound Marker
away); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Louisiana (approx. 7.2 miles away); Jerry Lee Lewis (approx. 7.2 miles away); Jimmy Lee Swaggart (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ferriday.
Also see . . .  Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - Churupa Plantation Mound. (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 110 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2017.
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