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Talulah in Madison Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Schicker Mound

Ancient Mounds Trail

 
 
Schicker Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Schicker Mound Marker
Inscription. Schicker Mound is a 5-foot-tall platform mound that is 115 by 115 feet at the base. The age is unknown. The mound was 12 feet tall before the house was constructed on top in the 1920s. The LaSalle Street Mound, located only 300 feet due west, may have been built about the same time by the same people.
 
Erected by State of Louisiana.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Louisiana Ancient Mounds Trail marker series.
 
Location. 32° 24.006′ N, 91° 11.564′ W. Marker is in Talulah, Louisiana, in Madison Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Street and Depot Street, on the right when traveling east on Mississippi Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 829 Mississippi Street, Tallulah LA 71282, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scottland Plantation House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tallulah (approx. 0.6 miles away); Madison Parish Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burning of Richmond (approx. 1˝ miles away); Skirmish at Richmond (approx.
Mound can be seen under the house in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Mound can be seen under the house in background.
1˝ miles away); Crescent Plantation (approx. 2.7 miles away); Battle of Milliken’s Bend (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fitzhugh Mounds (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Regarding Schicker Mound. A smaller marker below this one warns:
This archaeological site is on private property,
Please view the site from the highway right-of-way.

  NO TRESPASSING

 
Also see . . .  Northeast Louisiana Indian Mounds. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
View from marker east on Mississippi Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. View from marker east on Mississippi Street.
Schicker Mound map showing mound location. image. Click for full size.
By State of Louisiana
4. Schicker Mound map showing mound location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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