(Probably Built Between 100 B.C and 400 A.D.)This is the highest domiciliary mound in the Tennessee Valley. It was probably built between 100 B.C. and 400 A.D. by a prehistoric people of the ancient Woodland Culture. Such mounds served as bases for ceremonial temples or chief's houses. This mound, originally encircled by an earthen wall, contains no burials. It is 43 feet in height. Its base measurements are 310 feet by 230 feet. Its flat top measures 145 feet by 90 feet. Evidence indicates that nearby there were two smaller mounds, villages and cultivated fields.
|Placed By||Florence Historical Board Florence Alabama|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 10:52pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 438717 N 3850048|
|Decimal Degrees||34.79080000, -87.66986667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 47.448', W 87° 40.192'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 47' 26.88" N, 87° 40' 11.52" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 900 S Court St, Florence AL 35630, US|
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