Harrisonburg in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Ancient Mounds Trail
McGuffee has as many as 6 mounds on the west bank of the Ouachita River. Several of the mounds are well preserved and visible from the road. A C-shaped earthen ridge encloses the mounds. Radiocarbon dates suggest Indians built these earthworks around AD 600. However, people lived here as early as 1400 BC.
This archaeological site is on private property. Please view the site from the highway right-of-way.
Erected by State of Louisiana.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana Ancient Mounds Trail marker series.
Location. 31° 45.149′ N, 91° 49.793′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Louisiana, in Catahoula Parish. Marker is on 124 one mile south of Bushley Street (State Highway 8), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg LA 71340, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harrisonburg Mounds (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fort Beauregard (approx. 1.4 miles away); Catahoula Parish Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tew Lake Mounds Routon Mounds (approx. 3.6 miles away); Troyville Earthworks (approx. 8.7 miles away); a different marker also named Troyville Earthworks (approx. 8.7 miles away); Cypress Grove Mound (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
Also see . . . Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - McGuffee Mounds. (Submitted on June 24, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2017.