Still Sacred

Still Sacred (HM26M8)

Location: Natchez, MS 39120 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 38.124', W 91° 14.859'

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Emerald Mound's size ins impressive. Scholar James Barnett Jr. called it the region's "crowning mound-building achievement" of the Mississippian era (1,150 to 30 years ago). only a complex society mobilized for a massive multi-generational project could have built such a large ceremonial center. But Emerald Mound is not a relic of the past. In the footsteps of their ancestors, the Natchez people - along with others like the Choctaw and Chickasaw - still gather at this sacred site. In a spirit of fellowship, they welcome others who respectfully journey here.
HM NumberHM26M8
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 5th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 666182 N 3501356
Decimal Degrees31.63540000, -91.24765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 38.124', W 91° 14.859'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 38' 7.4400000000001" N, 91° 14' 51.54" 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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