The Mound Builders Historical

The Mound Builders Historical (HM1W3Y)

Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 Volusia County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 55.824', W 80° 49.542'

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Canaveral National Seashore

Turtle Mound is an Indian midden-a heap of discarded shells accumulated over 600 years. A short boardwalk trail leads to the summit of the mound. Along the way, trailside signs explain the life-style of the Timucuan Indians. The Timucuan people inhabited this area living on the abundant marine resources of Mosquito Lagoon. The successive layers of shells are a record of the Timucuan culture. Please help preserve the archaeological history of the mound by staying on the boardwalk and leaving all natural and historic features as they are.
HM NumberHM1W3Y
Placed ByNational Park Service, US Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 516988 N 3200287
Decimal Degrees28.93040000, -80.82570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 55.824', W 80° 49.542'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 55' 49.44" N, 80° 49' 32.52" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)386
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7465 S Atlantic Ave, New Smyrna Beach FL 32169, US
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