Foster Mounds

Foster Mounds (HM1ZJE)

Location: Natchez, MS 39120 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 36.009', W 91° 19.71'

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Mississippi Mound Trail

Foster Mounds consists of two mounds located on either end of a large village or plaza. Mound A was built in four stages during the Plaquemine Period, sometime after AD 1400. Its original size and shape have been modified to accommodate the late 18th-century home located on its summit. Mound B, about 200 yards to the south, was built in at least two stages ca, AD 1500. Artifacts recovered from underneath Mound B indicate that Native Americans lived at this site as early as 500 BC.Lower PlaqueThis archaeological site is on private property. Please view from the pull-off area. NO TRESPASSING
Series This marker is part of the series
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 658573 N 3497328
Decimal Degrees31.60015000, -91.32850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 36.009', W 91° 19.71'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 36' 0.54" N, 91° 19' 42.6" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 241-253 Foster Mound Rd, Natchez MS 39120, US
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