Evansville Mounds

Evansville Mounds (HM26RB)

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

N 34° 38.441', W 90° 23.543'

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Mississippi Mound Trail

Located on the eastern bank of the Beaverdam Lake, the Evansville site originally had at least four earthen mounds. Today, only Mounds A and B remain. When first recorded, Mound A had a two-tiered platform—the west side was roughly 18 feet tall and the east side was somewhat shorter. Currently, the mound is 12 feet tall at its highest point. Mound B is conical in shape and roughly three feet tall. Excavations in 2013 indicate that the mounds were built during the Mississippi Periond, ca. AD 1200-1600.
HM NumberHM26RB
Series This marker is part of the series
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 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 739014 N 3836290
Decimal Degrees34.64068333, -90.39238333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 38.441', W 90° 23.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 38' 26.46" N, 90° 23' 32.58" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4068-4600 Austin Rd, Tunica MS 38676, US
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