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Balmoral Mounds Marker image, Touch for more information
By Jeff Lovorn, December 21, 2011
Balmoral Mounds Marker
Louisiana (Tensas Parish), Newellton — Balmoral Mounds Ancient Mounds Trail
Balmoral has 3 mounds that form an equilateral triangle. The one on this side of the road is 8 feet high and conical. The one farthest south and across the road is an 11 foot high platform mound. The one to the north of it is 9 feet high and . . . — Map (db m51633) HM
Louisiana (Tensas Parish), Newellton — Hovey Cuts A Road
The flooded countryside between Pointe Clear and New Carthage forced the Federals to look for another way to reach Somerset. Gen. A.P. Hovey's division was given the task of opening the road known to bound Bayou Vidal on the West. Leaving . . . — Map (db m51632) HM

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