St. Joseph in Tensas Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Ancient Mounds Trail
Mound Plantation has a rectangular-shaped mound with a flat top. It is 10½ feet tall and 125 by 138 feet at the base. Pottery found near the mound suggests Indians built it around AD 800-1000.
This archaeological site is on private property. Please view the site from the highway right-of-way.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana Ancient Mounds Trail marker series.
Location. 31° 56.046′ N, 91° 17.445′ W. Marker is in St. Joseph, Louisiana, in Tensas Parish. Marker is on U.S. 65 0.6 miles south of State Highway 128, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Joseph LA 71366, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flowery Mound (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. Joseph (approx. 3.6 miles away); Wesley Chapel (approx. 6 miles away); Mayflower Mound (approx. 6˝ miles away); Laurel Hill Plantation (approx. 7.3 miles away in Mississippi); Old Rodney to Bruinsburg Road (approx. 7.3 miles away Old Town of Rodney (approx. 7.3 miles away in Mississippi); Old Town of Rodney - Structures (approx. 7.3 miles away in Mississippi). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Joseph.
Also see . . . Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana - Mound Plantation. (Submitted on July 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2018.