Routon Mounds

Routon Mounds (HM1YJH)

Location: Jonesville, LA 71343 Catahoula Parish
Country: United States of America

N 31° 42.235', W 91° 48.339'

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Ancient Mounds Trail

Routon has 7 mounds on the west bank of the Ouachita River. The 4 largest are rectangular with flat tops. The other 3 are dome shaped and less than 2 feet tall. The mound visible from the road is rectangular. It is 12½ feet tall and 230 by 180 feet at the base. Radiocarbon dates suggest Indians built the mounds around AD 1100.Lower PlaqueThis archaeological site is on private property. Please view the site from the highway right-of-way.NO TRESPASSING
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Date Added Sunday, May 28th, 2017 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 613177 N 3508237
Decimal Degrees31.70391667, -91.80565000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 42.235', W 91° 48.339'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 42' 14.1" N, 91° 48' 20.34" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 187 Estate Dr, Jonesville LA 71343, US
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