Mississippi Mound TrailThe Smith Creek site consists of three mounds surrounding a large plaza. Mound A is the site's largest monument, at over 30 feet. Mound B is a burial mound surrounded by a ditch or moat. Mound C, to the east, is eroding into Smith Creek; its original dimensions are unknown. Mounds A and C were built in multiple stages, beginning in the Cole Creek Period (ca. AD 1000-1100) and continuing until ca. AD 1350. The plaza at Smith Creek was artificially raised as early as AD 750-850 and probably predates the mounds, and construction continued until about AD 1350.
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|Placed By||Mississippi Department of Archives and History|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 641509 N 3446091|
|Decimal Degrees||31.14023333, -91.51560000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 8.414', W 91° 30.936'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 8' 24.84" N, 91° 30' 56.16" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 15475-15489 MS-24, Woodville MS 39669, US|
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