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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Mount Gilead in Montgomery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Town Creek Indian Mound

 
 
Town Creek Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, September 3, 2010
1. Town Creek Indian Mound Marker
Inscription.
Has been designed a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
In commemorating and illustrating The history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1964

 
Erected 1964.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 35° 11.02′ N, 79° 55.825′ W. Marker is near Mount Gilead, North Carolina, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from 509 Town Creek Mound Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Gilead NC 27306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burial Huts at Town Creek (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Preservation and the Archaeological Record (about 400 feet away); Haywood Motor Company (approx. 4.6 miles away); McAulay Bros. Store (approx. 4.6 miles away); Ingram McAulay Hardware & Furniture (approx. 4.6 miles away);
Town Creek Indian Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, September 3, 2010
2. Town Creek Indian Mound Marker
The path leads to the burial mound.
Ross & Ingram Grocery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Williams Barber Shop (approx. 4.6 miles away); O.C. Bruton Store (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Gilead.
 
More about this marker. The marker is behind the visitor's center.
 
Also see . . .  Town Creek Indian Mound. NC Historic Site (Submitted on October 24, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..) 
 
Categories. AnthropologyNative Americans
 
Town Creek Indian Mound Gate Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, September 3, 2010
3. Town Creek Indian Mound Gate Entrance
The Burial Mound at Town Creek image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, September 3, 2010
4. The Burial Mound at Town Creek
Town Creek Indian Mound Sign at Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, September 3, 2010
5. Town Creek Indian Mound Sign at Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 884 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 24, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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