Lessley Mound Historical

Lessley Mound Historical (HM1TMA)

Location: Woodville, MS 39669 Wilkinson County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 9.494', W 91° 26.414'

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Mississippi Mound Trail

The Lessley site consists of one large, rectangular platform mound. Excavations in 2013 determined that the mound was built in two or more stages, beginning in the Late Coles Creek or Early Plaquemine Period, ca. AD 1100-1350. Based on excavated ceramic and stone artifacts, the mound was used until perhaps the mid-17th century. Post holes and burning on the surface underneath the mound indicate that people were using the site before the mound was constructed. The Lessley family graveyard in located on the summit.

Lower PlaqueThis archaeological site is on private property. Please view from the pull-off area. NO TRESPASSING
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HM NumberHM1TMA
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Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 648666 N 3448185
Decimal Degrees31.15823333, -91.44023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 9.494', W 91° 26.414'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 9' 29.64" N, 91° 26' 24.84" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11100-11568 MS-24, Woodville MS 39669, US
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