Emerald Mound Historical

Emerald Mound Historical (HM1U0K)

Location: Natchez, MS 39120 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 38.125', W 91° 14.86'

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Covering roughly eight acres, Emerald Mound is the second largest Mississippian mound north of Mexico. The main platform was constructed in three stages beginning ca. AD 1350. Archaeological excavations have confirmed that the first and second stages had at least two secondary mounds with buildings on their summits. During the final stage of mound construction, the secondary mounds at either end were enlarged, and at least six additional mounds were constructed along the perimeter of the platform.
HM NumberHM1U0K
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 666180 N 3501358
Decimal Degrees31.63541667, -91.24766667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 38.125', W 91° 14.86'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 38' 7.5" N, 91° 14' 51.6" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41-73 Emerald Mound Rd, Natchez MS 39120, US
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