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Ferriday in Concordia Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lamarque Landing Mound

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
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May 27, 2017
1. Lamarque Landing Mound Marker
Inscription. Lamarque Landing is a conical mound that is 6½ feet tall and 115 feet in diameter. Indians built the mound about AD 1000. Excavations at the site revealed that the mound was built in 3 separate episodes.

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° 43.554′ N, 91° 38.831′ W. Marker is in Ferriday, Louisiana, in Concordia Parish. Marker is on Dunbarton Drive (State Highway 566) south of Lamarque Road, on the left when traveling south. 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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cypress Grove Mound (approx. 3 miles away); Churupa Plantation Mound (approx. 6.3 miles away); Peck Village (approx. 6.9 miles away); Peck Mounds (approx. 6.9 miles away); Elkhorn Plantation Mound (approx. 7.2 miles away); DePrato Mounds (approx. 8
Lamarque Landing Mound and Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Lamarque Landing Mound and Marker
miles away); Frogmore Mound (approx. 8 miles away); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Louisiana (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ferriday.
 
Also see . . .  Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - Lamarque Landing 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 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2017.
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