Jonesville in Lasalle Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Ancient Mounds Trail
The mound here is a reconstruction of the larger of 2 burial mounds that archaeologists completely excavated in 1938. The large mound was 21 feet tall and dome shaped. A smaller mound was 100 feet south of the large one. It was 2 feet tall and rectangular. Indians built these cemetery mounds between 100 BC and AD 400.
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° 31.603′ N, 92° 1.025′ W. Marker is in Jonesville, Louisiana, in Lasalle Parish. Marker is on Crooks Site Road 0.2 miles east of State Highway 28, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesville LA 71343, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dewey W. Wills Wildlife Management Area (approx. 1½ miles away); Troyville Earthworks (approx. 13.7 miles away); a different marker Troyville Earthworks (approx. 13.8 miles away); Tew Lake Mounds (approx. 17.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Crooks Mound. (Submitted on July 15, 2018.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2018.