La Butte

La Butte (HM1LOK)

Location: Chauvin, LA 70344 Terrebonne Parish
Country: United States of America
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N 29° 20.173', W 90° 38.41'

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This Indian mound was constructed around AD 1000. It is 7 feet tall with a square~shaped base. It was once part of a larger complex made up of up to five mounds. The oak tree on the northwest corner is thought to mark the grave of Houma Courteau alias Touh-la-bayne of the Biloxi Nation who owned this property between 1822-1844. The historic Picou Cemetery on top dateds from 1901-1990s.
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HM NumberHM1LOK
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Placed ByFirst Americans for La Butte
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Date Added Friday, July 10th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 729133 N 3247549
Decimal Degrees29.33621667, -90.64016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 20.173', W 90° 38.41'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 20' 10.38" N, 90° 38' 24.6" W
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Area Code(s)985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6840-6878 LA-56, Chauvin LA 70344, US
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