Pocahontas Mounds

Pocahontas Mounds (HM29ZB)

Location: Jackson, MS 39209 Hinds County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 28.061', W 90° 17.326'

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Mississippi Mound Trail

The Pocahontas site consists of two mounds and an
associated village area. Mound A is a rectangular platform
mound currently 20 feet tall, built between AD 750 and
1500. Excavations located structural features on the mound
surface, as well as numerous ceramic, stone, and bone
artifacts. Mound B, roughly 650 yards northeast of Mound
A, is a conical burial mound. Excavations in 1926-27
recovered numerous artifacts, including an effigy pipe and
stone celt. Mound B was constructed ca. AD 1200-1600.


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HM NumberHM29ZB
Series This marker is part of the series
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 754822 N 3595514
Decimal Degrees32.46768333, -90.28876667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 28.061', W 90° 17.326'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 28' 3.66" N, 90° 17' 19.56" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13814 US 49, Jackson MS 39209, US
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