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Near Pioneer in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Poverty Point State Historic Site

 
 
Poverty Point State Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. Poverty Point State Historic Site Marker
Inscription.
Prehistoric Earthworks Built between
1600 B.C. to 1100 B.C. by
Hunters and Gatherers

Largest and most Elaborate Native
American Settlement of its Time
in North America

Preserving Our Heritage for
Past and Future Generations

 
Erected 2013 by Prairie des Canot Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 32° 38.169′ N, 91° 24.201′ W. Marker is near Pioneer, Louisiana, in West Carroll Parish. Marker can be reached from Louisiana Route 577 1.2 miles north of Louisiana Route 134. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6859 LA-577, Pioneer LA 71266, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point (within shouting distance of this marker); The Poverty Point Landscape (within shouting distance of this marker); The Natural and Cultural Environment (within shouting distance of this marker); This is Poverty Point (within shouting
Poverty Point State Historic Site Marker to left of museum door. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Poverty Point State Historic Site Marker to left of museum door.
distance of this marker); Before Poverty Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Poverty Point Artifacts (within shouting distance of this marker); Peopling of the Americas (within shouting distance of this marker); After Poverty Point (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pioneer.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Poverty Point. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesNative Americans
 
Poverty Point 1975 National Historic Landmark. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. Poverty Point 1975 National Historic Landmark.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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