Near Coahoma in Coahoma County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Mississippi Mound Trail
This archaeological site is on private property. Please view the site from the pull-off area.
Erected 2016 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi Mound Trail marker series.
Location. 34° 22.618′ N, 90° 29.356′ W. Marker is near Coahoma, Mississippi, in Coahoma County. Marker is on Coahoma-Rich Road 0.9 miles south of U.S. 61, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1615 Coahoma-Rich Road, Coahoma MS 38617, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow "Livin' at Lula" (approx. 5.3 miles away); Hernando De Soto Commemorative Bridge (approx. 8 miles away); The Union Army Marches Into Helena (approx. 10.9 miles away in Arkansas); Helena, Arkansas (approx. 11 miles away in Arkansas); Helena's Contraband Camps (approx. 11.1 miles away in Arkansas); Seizing Freedom (approx. 11.1 miles away in Arkansas); The Hard Road to Equal Rights (approx. 11.1 miles away in Arkansas); Freedom in Helena! (approx. 11.1 miles away in Arkansas).
More about this marker. The principal mound appears much larger from the channel bed than from the surrounding landscape. A survey of other mounds in the area may potentially reveal this to be a common trend in construction.
Also see . . . Mississippi Department of Archives & History website about the Salomon Mounds. (Submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.