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

Cypress Grove Mound

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
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May 27, 2017
1. Cypress Grove Mound Marker
Inscription. Cypress Grove is one of the best-preserved conical mounds in northeast Louisiana. This 10-foot-tall mound is 115 feet in diameter at the base. It was built in a single episode around AD 750. The pond north of the mound may be where soil was removed for constructing the 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° 40.936′ N, 91° 40.538′ W. Marker is in Ferriday, Louisiana, in Concordia Parish. Marker is on Dunbarton Road (State Highway 566) 5.1 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. Churupa Plantation Mound (approx. 3 miles away); Lamarque Landing Mound (approx. 3 miles away); Elkhorn Plantation Mound (approx. 4.1 miles away); Frogmore Mound (approx. 5.4 miles away); DePrato Mounds
Cypress Grove Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Cypress Grove Mound Marker
(approx. 7 miles away); Routon Mounds (approx. 7.8 miles away); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Louisiana (approx. 8 miles away); Jerry Lee Lewis (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ferriday.
 
Also see . . .  Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - Cypress Grove Mound. (Submitted on May 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
Cypress Grove Mound image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
3. Cypress Grove Mound
 
 
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 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2017.
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