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Watson in Livingston Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Indians Along Amite River

 
 
Indians Along the Amite River Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2011
1. Indians Along the Amite River Marker
Inscription. The Amite River Phase (4000-1500 B.C.) of the Archaic Period was a local variation of a pre-ceramic Indian culture in the area. Gravel lured Indians to the Amite River, which today remains important for this resource.
 
Erected 1975 by Livingston Parish Police Jury.
 
Location. 30° 34.32′ N, 90° 57.687′ W. Marker is in Watson, Louisiana, in Livingston Parish. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 1019 and Bend Road (State Highway 1020), on the left when traveling north on State Highway 1019. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Denham Springs LA 70706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Watson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Greenwell Springs (approx. 2 miles away); Parish of St. Alphonsus Liguori (approx. 6 miles away); Denham Springs (approx. 6.4 miles away); Salem Baptist Church (approx. 7.8 miles away); Comite River (approx. 8 miles away); Walker, Louisiana (approx. 8.2 miles away); Hebron Baptist Church (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWaterways & Vessels
 
Indians Along the Amite River Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2011
2. Indians Along the Amite River Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2015. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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