Beaverdam Mounds

Beaverdam Mounds (HM26RA)

Location: Tunica, MS 38676 Tunica County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 37.647', W 90° 23.652'

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Mississippi Mound Trail

There are currently two mounds located at the Beaverdam site, though there may originally have been more. Mound A has eroded over time and is now 11 feet tall. Early 20th-century accounts describe it as rectangular in shape with a two-tiered platform. Mound B is now about two feet in height. Excavations in 2013 indicate that Mound A was built in multiple stages during the Mississippi Period, ca. AD 1200-1600.
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HM NumberHM26RA
Series This marker is part of the series
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByMDAH, Mississippi Department of Transportation, Office of State Aid Road Construction, Federal Highway Administration & private landowners
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 738885 N 3834818
Decimal Degrees34.62745000, -90.39420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 37.647', W 90° 23.652'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 37' 38.82" N, 90° 23' 39.12" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4388-5062 Old U.S. 61, Tunica MS 38676, US
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