Burial Huts at Town Creek

Burial Huts at Town Creek (HMOV8)

Location: Mt Gilead, NC 27306 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 10.976', W 79° 55.764'

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You are standing in a reconstruction of a burial hut built in this location over six hundred years ago. Its size and shape are based on evidence gained through scientific archaeological excavation. The outer walls are made of upright posts covered with wattle and daub. The roof is made of poles lashed together and covered with straw thatching on the outside and river cane on the inside. A small central hearth provides light and warmth for visitors to the burial hut. Similar structures, perhaps for each clan or extended family groups, might have been located within the stockaded walls.
HM NumberHMOV8
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 9:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 597478 N 3893854
Decimal Degrees35.18293333, -79.92940000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 10.976', W 79° 55.764'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 10' 58.56" N, 79° 55' 45.84" W
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Area Code(s)704, 910
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 483-499 State Rd 1542, Mt Gilead NC 27306, US
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