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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Moundville

 
Clickable Map of Hale County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Hale County, AL (20) Bibb County, AL (13) Greene County, AL (5) Marengo County, AL (27) Perry County, AL (24) Tuscaloosa County, AL (116)  HaleCounty(20) Hale County (20)  BibbCounty(13) Bibb County (13)  GreeneCounty(5) Greene County (5)  MarengoCounty(27) Marengo County (27)  PerryCounty(24) Perry County (24)  TuscaloosaCounty(116) Tuscaloosa County (116)
Moundville, Alabama and Vicinity
    Hale County (20)
    Bibb County (13)
    Greene County (5)
    Marengo County (27)
    Perry County (24)
    Tuscaloosa County (116)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — A Perspective of PowerMoundville Archaeological Park
Imagine a clan chief 800 years ago standing exactly where you are. It's possible he would see something resembling this artist's rendering. Larger mounds, like this one, dotted the plaza's perimeter, serving as elevated platforms for . . . — Map (db m144752) HM
2Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Earthlodge — Moundville Archaeological Park —
Before you is Mound V, a broad, low, rectangular platform that forms an apron to Mound B at your left. Until recently, scientists knew only that Mound V's function was somehow intimately tied to Mound B upon which the principal chief's house stood. . . . — Map (db m144777) HM
3Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Mound Arrangement — Moundville Archaeological Park —
At least 29 mounds were built and used as platforms for important structures at Moundville. Their rectangular arrangement, roughly aligned with the four directions around a central plaza, shows us that these people planned this site before they . . . — Map (db m144811) HM
4Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Mound BMoundville Archaeological Park
The mound in front of you probably once served as a platform for the principal chief's house. The noble who lived there was an extremely important political and religious figure. It is likely that this chief claimed to have divine relationships with . . . — Map (db m144808) HM
5Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Moundville
Site of a prehistoric Native American political and ceremonial center from about A. D. 1100-1500 that, at its height in the 13th century, was America’s largest community north of Mexico. Between 1,000 and 3,000 people lived in this town fortified by . . . — Map (db m30700) HM
6Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Moundville Archaeological ParkAlabama Indigenous Mound Trail
I do not think in the Southern States there is a group of Mounds to compare to Moundville, in the arrangement and state of preservation of the mounds. - Clarence B. Moore, amateur archaeologist, 1910 Spanning more than . . . — Map (db m144745) HM
7Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Moundville Archaeological ParkMoundville Archaeological Park
Welcome to Moundville Archaeological Park, the best preserved site of its kind in North America. At its height, Moundville was the largest and most powerful political and religious center in the Southeast. Nobles at Moundville ruled over thousands . . . — Map (db m144759) HM
8Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Politics and PowerMoundville Archaeological Park
The mounds you see here were built in a very orderly arrangement over the course of about 100 years. Surrounding them was an immense wall constructed from tens of thousands of logs. How did the rulers harness the manpower and allegiance of the . . . — Map (db m144774) HM
9Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Politics and Power — Moundville Archaeological Park —
The mounds you see here were built in a very orderly arrangement over the course of about 100 years. Surrounding them was an immense wall constructed from tens of thousands of logs. How did the rulers harness the manpower and allegiance of the . . . — Map (db m144809) HM
10Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — Protection and the PalisadeMoundville Archaeological Park
Rival Mississippian chiefdoms constantly threatened one another. Warfare was a way of life for most men. By proving their valor militarily, warriors probably increased their overall status as they were promoted up through the ranks. One theory . . . — Map (db m144815) HM
11Alabama (Hale County), Moundville — The CCC and Moundville — Moundville Archaeological Park —
The Civilian Conservation Corps was born during the turmoil of the Great Depression. Hundreds of thousands of young men were out of work, and wasteful exploitation of the environment had devoured millions of acres across America. In 1933, as part of . . . — Map (db m144813) HM
 
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