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Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ancient Mound

 
 
Ancient Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 2, 2002
1. Ancient Mound Marker
Inscription. Mound Street got its name in the 18th century from mounds which lined it from Main to King Street. These were built by prehistoric Indians. Only this one remains. Pottery from a demolished mound that measured 150 by 75 feet is preserved in Old Stone Fort, Stephen F. Austin State College.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9243.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 31° 36.386′ N, 94° 39.047′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is on North Mound Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John S. Roberts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Standfield Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oak Grove Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Milam Lodge #2, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Texas (approx. mile away); Charles S. Taylor (approx. mile away); Haden Edwards
The remaining mound on Mound Street, Nacogdoches, TX image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 2, 2002
2. The remaining mound on Mound Street, Nacogdoches, TX
(approx. mile away); Durst-Taylor House (approx. mile away); First United Methodist Church of Nacogdoches (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Also see . . .
1. Caddo Mounds State Historic Site. (Submitted on July 30, 2009, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
2. Article from Univ. of TX's Texas Beyond History. Known as the "Reavley House Mound", it is a surviving remnant of a 700-year-old Caddo ritual center. (Submitted on March 14, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.) 
 
Categories. AnthropologyNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2009, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,493 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2009, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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